Mount Kimmel

Feature Type:Mount - Variation of Mountain: Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks. ["Mount" preceding the name usually indicates that the feature is named after a person.]
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Between Canoe River and head of North Thompson River, SW of Valemount, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Tags: World War II
Latitude-Longitude: 52°38'16''N, 119°25'27''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/11

Origin Notes and History:

Kimmel Creek, Kimmel Glacier and Mount Kimmel adopted 19 December 1961 on 83D/11.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

Kimmel Creek, Kimmel Glacier and Mount Kimmell were named to remember 3 brothers from Albreda:
Canadian Army Rifleman Gordon L. Kimmel, K53748, killed in action 8 June 1944.
Canadian Army L Sergeant Richard K. Kimmel, K92118, killed in action 18 June 1944.
Canadian Army Corporal Clifford H. Kimmel, K92117, killed in action 5 December 1944.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office