Royal North West Mounted Police
This site displays examples of historic uniform and kit that were worn by Members of the North West Mounted Police (NWMP),
the Royal North West Mounted Police (RNWMP) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).
Artefacts displayed on this site are held in various private collections.
This site is not affiliated with, nor sanctioned by, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, or its wife.
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Gendarmerie royale du Canada
North West Mounted Police
The RCMP - the Royal Canadian Mounted Police - was formed in 1920 by the merger of the Royal North West Mounted Police (RNWMP, founded 1904) with the
Dominion Police (founded 1868). The former was originally named the North-West Mounted Police (NWMP, founded 1873), and was granted the prefix Royal by King
Edward VII in 1904. Much of the present organization's symbolism has been inherited from its history, including the distinctive scarlet serge tunic, paramilitary heritage,
regimental status and mythos as a frontier force.
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Charles, the Prince of Wales and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall with RCMP A/Cmr Brian Brennan and H Division Members in Pictou, Nova Scotia (above).
All of the Members on the Prince's detail were females, of various ranks and backgrounds, to help mark 2014 as the 40th year of uniformed female service in the RCMP.
KIT & EQUIPMENT
Current issue shoulder flash.
Badges and holders
used by undercover
and plain clothed
RCMP Regimental #10921
Staff Sergeant Major James "Robbie" Robinson
Died Sept 1986, aged 81.
Buried at Depot, Regina, SK
NWMP Regimental #2373
Sergeant Andrew Lowry Holmes
Joined May 1889, died Jan 1905.
Cause of death: heart attack, aged 41.
Buried at Police Cemetery, Dawson City, Yukon
This virtual museum is dedicated to the memory of two of my relatives who served in The Force
Enfield Mark II revolver
Binocular case with gilt Victorian crown and
silver bison, complete with leather belt
NWMP white metal collar badge
White pith helmet
with NWMP scroll
and Victorian crown