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CA ACU GBA F1280-S0002 · Series · 1914-1920.
Part of William Kellock McKay fonds
  • The series consists of material related to his time in the RNWMP and his desertion from the force.
  • Consists of the following:
  • “Burying Marion Davies on 30 Mile River”
  • “Remolio Caesari”
  • “Mushers on the Dawson trail”, September 1915
  • “Woodcamps along the River Yukon”
  • Letters re Lower Labarge patrol, 1915
  • Telegrams re patrols and prisoners
  • Telegram re McKay’s desertion, February 15, 1916
  • Letter to his parents telling of his desertion, February 1916
  • “Deserting from the RNWM Police and my journey to England to Enlist”
  • Pardon for desertion from the Governor General, February 5, 1920.
CA ACU GBA F1280-S0003 · Series · 1914-1916
Part of William Kellock McKay fonds

Views of McKay as a Mountie in Regina and the Yukon, and in his First World War uniform.

William Kellock McKay fonds
CA ACU GBA F1280 · Fonds · Copied 1968 (originally created 1914-1920)

The fonds consists of photographs of RNWMP depot at Regina, RNWMP depot and personnel at Whitehorse, and William in military service in Ireland. The fonds also consists of his diary while stationed at Whitehorse and Lower Laberge, Yukon (1915), letters to his parents about his desertion, his pardon for deserting, and his brief reminiscences of his activities as a member of the RNWMP.

McKay, William Kellock