Sir George Arthur French

Sir George Arthur French, soldier (b at Roscommon, Ire 19 June 1841; d at London, Eng 7 July 1921). A Royal Artillery officer, French established the Canadian Militia gunnery school at Kingston in 1871. As commissioner of the

French, Commander Sir George Arthur
French organized the NWMP and gave it its military character (courtesy Royal Canadian Mounted Police).
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French, Sir George Arthur

Sir George Arthur French, soldier (b at Roscommon, Ire 19 June 1841; d at London, Eng 7 July 1921). A Royal Artillery officer, French established the Canadian Militia gunnery school at Kingston in 1871. As commissioner of the NORTH-WEST MOUNTED POLICE (1873-76), he organized the force and gave it its military character.