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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Amaranth War Memorial (RM of Alonsa)

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A monument north of the village of Amaranth in the Rural Municipality of Alonsa commemorates soldiers from the local area killed during military service.

No photo is available for this site. If you can provide one, please contact us at webmaster@mhs.mb.ca

Site Location (lat/long): N50.61009, W98.74842
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Jim Cooper

?

?

?

?

?

Peter Demerais

?

?

?

?

?

Thomas Dickson

Farmer

18th Battery, 5th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery

Driver

1882

13 October 1915

Gilbert Marsh

Cook

31st Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1886

15 September 1916

William McMartin

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1882

9 April 1917

Arthur Percival

Farmer

Canadian Forestry Corps

Private

1892

4 September 1920

Herbert John Smith

Clerk

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

?

16 September 1916

James Harrison Thompson
[Portage la Prairie]

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

26 February 1884

31 October 1917

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Ari Bergthor “Harry” Clark

76 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

10 February 1917

26 December 1944

James Clare “Jim” Godkin

Lake Superior Regiment (Motor), Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1922

9 August 1944

Einar Victor Isfeld

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Private

1915

6 April 1945

William Murray Majury

Essex Scottish Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1924

5 October 1944

Walter Munro

Royal Canadian Army Service Corps

Private

1913

31 December 1944

Antonius Cornelis Van der Meer

Royal Dutch Princess Irene Brigade, Dutch Army

Soldier

30 September 1899

3 September 1941

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).

War Memorials of Manitoba: A Beginning Inventory compiled by Patrick Morican BA MA, Winnipeg, 1996.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 17 June 2017

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