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Corporal William Andrew Doak
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Federal

End of Watch: Saturday, April 1, 1922

Biographical Info
Age: 39
Tour of Duty: 17 years
Badge Number: 4396

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Saturday, April 1, 1922
Incident Location: Northwest Territories
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: found guilty and hanged

Corporal Doak was stationed at Tree River, Northwest Territories at the time of his death.

He was shot to death in his sleep by an escaped prisoner who was arrested for the murder of 5 people.

The murderer and his accomplice were tried and found guilty. They were hanged for their crimes.



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