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Constable Oscar Alexander Kern
Northwest Mounted Police

End of Watch: Monday, April 27, 1896

Biographical Info
Age: 23
Tour of Duty: 2 years
Badge Number: 3100

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Drowned
Date of Incident: Monday, April 27, 1896
Incident Location: Northwest Territories
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Constable Kern drowned while crossing Short Creek Near Estevan, NWT.

His horse returned to the post soaking and rider-less. His body was recovered 8 days after he was discovered missing.

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