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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Altona and District War Memorial (Fourth Avenue NE, Altona)

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A project of the Altona Optimist Club in commemoration of the Altona Centennial in 1995, the Altona and District Cenotaph was constructed in memory of casualties of the First World War and Second World War.

Altona War Memorial

Altona War Memorial (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.10595, W97.55514
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Birth Date

Death Date

William Hodgson

Printer

Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians)

1894

30 March 1918

John McPherson

Liveryman

Canadian Army Service Corps

24 March 1875

?

William Timothy Schimnowski

Harness maker

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

1889

25 October 1916

Reginald Donovan Tennant

Clerk

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

1894

4 December 1915

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

John Henry Driedger

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Private

1922

7 December 1943

Jacob George Enns

Calgary Highlands, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1918

26 April 1945

Edward William Eppler

427 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1923

18 April 1944

Norman Bernard Gildemaster

Royal Canadian Air Force

Corporal

1921

14 May 1944

Gerhard Harms

Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Tapper

1925

27 December 1943

Edward Heinrichs

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

RFN

1924

5 July 1944

Menno Jack Janzen

Essex Scottish Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1924

19 February 1945

Joseph Anthony Krause

7 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer Class II

1919

25 August 1942

Bernard Penner

4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards, Royal Canadian Artillery Corps

Private

1910

25 September 1944

John William Pieper

18th Armoured Car Regiment, 12th Manitoba Dragoons, Royal Canadian Artillery Corps

Tapper

1922

5 September 1944

John Leonard Sawatsky

Seaforth Highlanders of Canada

Sergeant

1915

24 May 1944

Herman Stephen Schellenberg

418 City of Edmonton Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

1915

21 November 1943

Ernest Schroeder

1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1924

1 August 1944

Isaac Teichroeb

Highland Light Infantry of Canada, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1913

12 October 1944

Sources:

For the names of First World War casualities from Manitoba who do not appear on any physical monument in the province, see the Manitoba Historical Society War Memorial. If you know of a name that is omitted from this list, please contact the MHS War Memorial Researcher Darryl Toews (darryl@mhs.mb.ca).

Soldiers of the First World War - Canadian Expeditionary Force, Library and Archives Canada.

Canadian Virtual War Memorial, Veterans Affairs Canada.

Financial support for research reported on this page was provided by the Manitoba Heritage Grants Program (2015-2016).

This page was prepared by Tim Worth, Darryl Toews, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 April 2017

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