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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Beaver Creek Cemetery and War Memorial (Municipality of North Norfolk)

This cemetery in the Municipality of North Norfolk contains a war memorial, unveiled at a ceremony on 24 July 1921, commemorating local men killed in military service during the First World War.

Beaver Creek Cemetery

Beaver Creek Cemetery (September 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

War memorial in the Beaver Creek Cemetery

War memorial in the Beaver Creek Cemetery (August 2016)
Source: Neil Christoffersen

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.01930, W98.71955
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War





Birth Date

Death Date

Bertram Ames


1st Battalion, The King's (Liverpool) Regiment



26 May 1918

Richard Harold Hannaford


78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry


28 January 1889

29 October 1916

Roy Daniel Hotell

Farm Labourer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry


6 January 1890

31 August 1917

Lester Hudson


52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry


9 May 1891

10 June 1916

Claude Elliott Matthews


27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry


19 May 1894

6 November 1917

James Willard McAskie


8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry


27 February 1898

29 September 1918

G. S. McKenzie






S. Paterson






Frank Salter


44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry


10 February 1889

12 April 1917

William John Stone

Assistant Superintendent of Extension Service

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry


8 February 1888

26 October 1917

William Lewis Wisenden


43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry


22 July 1890

28 May 1917

James Woods


28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry


10 September 1878

6 June 1916

Alex Ross Wright


43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry


4 November 1898

28 June 1917


“Beaver Memorial to be Unveiled Sunday,” MacGregor Herald, 21 July 1921, page 1.

A list of burials in this cemetery is available from the Manitoba Genealogical Society, including a searchable online database available to members at the MGS Manitoba Name Index (MANI). Some additional information is contained in the 1996 MGS publication Carved in Stone: Manitoba Cemeteries and Burial Sites, revised edition, Special Projects Publication, 106 pages.

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 (

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 Gordon Goldsborough, Neil Christoffersen, and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 30 November 2019

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