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Series consists of

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Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

22.02 m of textual records

Scope and content

Series consists of records created and/or maintained by D Division. The records include operational records, letterbooks, letterpress book of telegrams, daily orders, daily diaries, and correspondence.

Textual records
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Archival reference no.
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Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown.

Biography / Administrative history

The mounted party of 275 officers and men of the fledgling North-West Mounted police that left Fort Dufferin, Manitoba in 1874 were divided into six troops or divisions, identified by letters "A" through "F". D Division was initially located in Fort Dufferin. Between 1876 to 1919 it was stationed at following locations: Fort Macleod (1876-1877), Shoal Lake (1878-1879), Battleford (1880-1886), Fort Macleod (1886), Fort Steele (1887-1889), Fort Macleod (1889-1919). In 1919 D Division was assigned to Winnipeg, Manitoba, where it is currently under the direction of the Deputy Commissioner North West Region. RCMP website,

Additional information

Source of title
Title is based on the contents of the series.

Further accruals are expected.

Related materials
The monthly, weekly and patrol reports of the divisions concerning their day to day activities are located in the Official correspondence sub-series, part of the Commissioner's office series, (RG18-B-1).


Related control no.

1. 1997-0416 MISA
2. 122-000756-0
3. RG18-F-2