Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 143 years


Manitoba Business: Bank of Montreal

There is an honour roll listing all of the Bank of Montreal employees who died in the First World War in the main branch at 119 rue Saint-Jacques in Montreal. There is also one for Molsons Bank and the Merchants Bank of Canada.

Manitoba Branches

Branch

Address

Period

Alexander

 

?-?

Altona

 

?-?

Austin

22 Second Avenue

1922-1931

Belmont

 

?-?

Brandon

940 Rosser Avenue

1903-?

Carberry

33 Main Street

?-?

Darlingford

 

?-?

Dauphin

 

?-?

Ethelbert

5 North Railway Avenue

1922-1931

Gladstone

Dennis Street

?-?

Hartney

221 East Railway Street

1922-2000

MacGregor

75 Hampton Street

1922-1978

Minitonas

307 Main Street

1922-?

Oak River

Second Street

?-?

Portage la Prairie

115 Saskatchewan Avenue East

1907-?

Reston

 

?-?

Selkirk

 

?-?

Sidney

South Railway Street

1922-1930

Souris

37 Crescent Avenue West

?-?

Winnipeg

842 Corydon Avenue

c1932

590 Ellice Avenue

c1932

194 Henderson Highway

1929-1930s

936 Logan Avenue

c1932

335 Main Street

1913-?

438 Main Street

?-?

676 Main Street

c1932

1386 Main Street

c1932

556 Osborne Street

c1932

426 Portage Avenue

1927-?

1151 Portage Avenue

c1932

606 Selkirk Avenue

c1932

804 Selkirk Avenue

c1932

464 Stradbrook Avenue

1905-?

Manitoba Bank Employees Among First World War Casualties

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Cecil Roy Barrett MC
[Next of Kin]

Bank Clerk - Bank of Montreal

113th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery

Second Lieutenant

30 May 1891

25 June 1917

William Joseph Blackburn
[Oak River, Strathclair]

Bank Clerk, Bank of BNA

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

29 September 1896

15 November 1917

Elmer Leeds Bolton
[Darlingford, Manitou]

Bank Clerk - Bank of BNA

107th Canadian Pioneer Battalion

Private

1 October 1897

15 August 1917

Harold Albert “Harry” Bolton MM
[Darlingford, Manitou]

Banker - Bank of BNA

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

25 April 1896

20 June 1917

Gregory Bryan
[Next of Kin]

Bank Clerk - Bank of Montreal

28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

10 February 1895

15 September 1916

Sydney Harris
[Next of Kin]

Bank Clerk - Bank of Montreal

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

3 December 1889

26 September 1916

John Machaffie
[Next of Kin]

Bank of Montreal

29th Squadron, Royal Air Force

Lieutenant

1897

21 September 1917

Francis William Morris

Bank Clerk - Bank of Montreal

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

24 October 1889

12 June 1918

William Arnold Palmer
[Next of Kin]

Bank Clerk - Bank of Montreal

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

18 October 1887

14 November 1917

George Pilkington

Banker - Bank of BNA

Canadian Corps Cavalry Regiment

Lance Corporal

30 November 1886

18 October 1916

Alexander Paisley Robertson

Bank Clerk - Bank of BNA

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

13 April 1890

28 April 1915

Thomas Robertson

Bank of British North America, Brandon

15th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

28 September 1889

26 April 1915

John Johnson Scott

Bank Clerk - Bank of Montreal

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Private

15 November 1890

2 June 1916

Stanley Richard Shore
[Manitou]

Bank Clerk - Bank of BNA

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

16 December 1897

6 November 1917

Edward Silver
[Fort Rouge Methodist, Next of Kin]

Bank of Montreal

2nd Battalion, London Regiment

Second Lieutenant

1888

1 May 1918

Joseph Alfred Stacey

Bank Clerk - Bank of BNA

9th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery

Private

28 May 1888

6 April 1920

Alvin Spencer Trow
[Next of Kin]

Banker - Bank of Montreal

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

Private

12 September 1891

9 April 1917

Alexander Walker

Bank Clerk - Bank of Montreal

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

5 July 1894

26 October 1917

Gordon Crawford Wallace
[Kelvin High School, Next of Kin, St. Luke's Anglican]

Bank Clerk - Bank of Montreal

4th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery

Gunner

22 April 1898

29 September 1918

Frederick Alexander Cumberland Wilcox

Bank of Montreal

6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment

Lieutenant

1893

14 July 1916

See also:

Manitoba Business: Merchants Bank of Canada

Sources:

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

Monuments to Finance, Vol. II: Early Bank Architecture in Winnipeg by David Spector, City of Winnipeg Historical Buildings Committee, August 1982.

Memorial of the Great War, 1914-1918, A Record of Service published by the Bank of Montreal, 1921.

Monday Monuments and Memorials – Bank of Montreal, Montreal, Great War 100 Reads.

“Sure and steady growth [Bank of Montreal advertisement],” Winnipeg Tribune, 22 February 1932, page 2.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 26 November 2022

MHS YouTube Channel

Back to top of page

For queries on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations

© 1998-2022 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.