Purbrook, Medonte Township, Upper Canada, Canada West
Date of Death
Place of death:
Putney (London), England
Cause of death:
Also known as
Major General Sir Samuel Benfield Steele
Sam Steele was a distinguished Canadian soldier and police official. He was an officer of the North-West Mounted Police, most famously as head of the Yukon detachment during the Klondike Gold Rush, and Commanding Officer of Lord Strathcona's Horse during the Boer War.