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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Beausejour War Memorial (Park Avenue, Beausejour)

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A monument in Beausejour was erected in September 1918 in commemoration of people from the local area killed during military service.

Beausejour War Memorial

Beausejour War Memorial (July 2015)
Source: Darryl Toews

Site Location (lat/long): N50.05381, W96.50263
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

John B. Barton

School Teacher

?

?

?

?

Horace Bennington

Farmer

11th Canadian Reserve Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1900

18 March 1919

William Edley Bethel

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

9 April 1917

James Erskine Doig

Carpenter

107th Battalion, Canadian Pioneers

Private

1880

25 October 1917

Charles Flett

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1993

27 September 1918

Arthur Gardner

Farmer

50th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

22 December 1920

Frank Gardner

Teamster

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1891

3 September 1918

Joseph William Gardner

Farmer

50th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1883

4 February 1918

Leo Katz MM

Store Clerk

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

9 October 1918

Walter Kirk

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

17 August 1918

George McDonald

Farmer

45th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

4 April 1915

Decimus Pitt

Farmer

1st Depot Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

17 May 1918

John Frederick Rudolph

Glass Blower

6th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

1892

8 November 1915

Harry Meyer Silverstein

Assistant Station Agent, CPR

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Cadet

1894

10 February 1918

William Stickler

Liveryman

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1886

15 August 1917

Ralph Watson

?

?

?

?

?

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Gervase Edward Black

Loyal Edmonton Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

18 May 1919

20 September 1944

Charles Bynski

Lake Superior Regiment (Motor), Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

24 October 1922

27 April 1945

Fredrick Ehinger

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

18 April 1917

23 May 1944

Anthony Gash

3 Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery

Gunner

22 December 1913

3 July 1944

Kazimierz Horodyski

Royal Canadian Air Force

Leading Aircraftman

3 August 1920

12 September 1943

Peter Kendyfore

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

29 March 1912

8 August 1944

George James Leathwood

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Rifleman

3 October 1922

15 August 1944

Anton Adolph Martini

3 Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery

Gunner

2 March 1920

24 October 1944

Steve Michlosky

Royal Canadian Dragoons, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Trooper

1 July 1923

8 April 1945

Lorne Albert Morfoot

625 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

28 August 1924

24 July 1944

Reinhold Reske

Royal Regiment of Canada, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

20 September 1922

24 October 1944

Henry Rohloff

The Canadian Provost Corps

Private

30 December 1923

21 April 1945

Archie Edward Shelson

97 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

3 October 1922

13 November 1942

William Joseph Specht

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

12 April 1912

19 December 1941

Kasimer Trojanoski

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Rifleman

20 February 1916

22 February 1945

John Burrows Waddell

33 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

1915

24 July 1942

John Howard Warkentin

429 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

22 February 1923

24 March 1944

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Beausejour War Memorial (Veterans Lane, Beausejour)

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).

They Stopped at a Good Place: A History of the Beausejour, Brokenhead, Garson and Tyndall Area of Manitoba, 1875-1981 edited by Michael Czuboka for the Beausejour-Brokenhead Historical Book Committee, 1982.

This page was prepared by Darryl Toews and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 June 2016

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