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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Argyle War Memorial (Baldur, RM of Argyle)

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A monument in the village of Baldur, in the Rural Municipality of Argyle, commemorates people from the local area killed in military service.

Argyle War Memorial

Argyle War Memorial (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.38476, W99.24469
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War:

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Dougal Alexander Chambers

Farmer

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

6 May 1917

James Harold Chambers

Farmer

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

3 June 1917

Lewis (Louis) Earl Cline

Farmer

179 Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

29 October 1885

19 March 1916

Thomas Arthur Cramer

Farmer

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

26 October 1917

Delbert Morden Cramer

Farmer

Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

12 April 1919

Thomas Drysdale

Farm Labourer

2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1889

28 August 1918

Charles Bates Embury

Barber

184th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1881

9 January 1921

Christine Frederickson
[Glenboro]

Nursing Sister

Canadian Army Medical Corps

Nurse

1886

28 October 1918

John Albert Furness

Butcher

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

9 December 1885

27 November 1916

Frederick Goslin

Farm Labourer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

1895

9 August 1918

Daniel Joelson

Farmer

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

26 October 1917

Fred Josephson

Farmer

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

3 September 1918

Paul Johannesson

Farmer

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

5 May 1917

Henry Lander

Farmer

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1883

1 November 1918

Clarence McLean Mitchell

Blacksmith

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1892

15 July 1917

Emil Montroy

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

28 April 1917

William Henry Odell

Farmer

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

26 October 1917

Francis Pierson

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1895

15 September 1916

John Burgh Smeaton

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

10 April 1917

Gustave Oliver Sole

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Lance Corporal

1895

10 August 1918

Clarence Thomas Standing

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1893

26 October 1917

Frederick Victor Strutt

Farm Labourer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1896

14 September 1918

Richard Tapsell

Fireman

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

1893

10 November 1917

Eirikur Thorbergson

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1898

10 October 1918

Oscar Leonard Tisdale

Agent

1st Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Private

1884

1 October 1918

Wilfred Playfair Welsh

Engineer

53rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

14 February 1916

Orville King Wilson

Farmer

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

22 October 1917

Second World War:

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Lloyd Lawrence Aikenhead

407 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1916

21 June 1942

Gerald McKee Beech

9 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1918

29 July 1942

William Lionel Beech

234 Squadron, Royal Air Force

Pilot Officer

Circa 1920

16 January 1941

George Roy Bullion

273 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1922

11 December 1944

Lawrence Thaddie Choquette

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Private

1917

8 August 1944

Elmond Joseph Choquette

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

RFM

1918

28 October 1944

Murray Clayton Craik

467 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Air Bomber

1920

23 September 1943

Barney August Isliefson

8th Reconnaissance Regiment, 14th Canadian Hussars, Royal Canadian Artillery Corps

Tapper

1921

13 July 1944

Ben Johnson

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

RFM

1922

19 February 1945

David Herman Jonasson

427 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1913

20 February 1944

Theodore H. Jonsson

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

18 December 1919

19 December 1941

William George Kilgour

HMCS Vernon, Royal Canadian Navy

Midshipman

1923

30 August 1942

Brian Thomas Poole

12th Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers

Sapper

1899

18 February 1941

Thomas Thomasson

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1917

14 October 1942

Albert J. Warrener

1st Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery

Gunner

1921

15 September 1944

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Argyle Museum (RM of Argyle)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brant Argyle Cemetery (RM of Rockwood)

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 Darryl Toews, Gordon Goldsborough, and Ed Grassick.

Page revised: 17 March 2016

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