Corporal Ralph Bateman Sleigh
Northwest Mounted Police
End of Watch: Saturday, May 2, 1885
Tour of Duty: 4 years
Badge Number: 565
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Saturday, May 2, 1885
Incident Location: Northwest Territories
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Not available
Corporal Sleigh died at Cut Knife Hill, NWT. In a continuing rebellion by the natives which began in Duck Lake, NWT and continued to Frog Lake and Fort Pitt had now reached Cut Knife Hill. Corporal Sleigh was shot through the mouth while defending the fort from attack.
Corporal Talbot Lowry and Constable Patrick Burke were also mortally wounded and died the following day.
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