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

This cemetery in the Municipality of North Norfolk contains a cenotaph commeorating local men killed in military service during the First World War.

Beaver Creek Cemetery (September 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Military cenotaph in the Beaver Creek Cemetery (August 2016)
Source: Neil Christoffersen

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

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

B. Ames

?

?

?

?

?

Richard Harold Hannaford

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1889

29 October 1916

Roy Daniel Hotell

Farm Labourer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

31 August 1917

Lester Hudson

Clerk

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1891

10 June 1916

Claude Elliott Matthews

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

6 November 1917

James Willard McAskie

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1898

29 September 1918

G. S. McKenzie

?

?

?

?

?

S. Paterson

?

?

?

?

?

Frank Salter

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1889

12 April 1917

William John Stone

Asst. Superintendent

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1888

26 October 1917

William Lewis Wisenden

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

28 May 1917

James Woods

Teamster

28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1878

6 June 1916

Alex Ross Wright

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1898

28 June 1917

Sources:

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 (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 Gordon Goldsborough, Neil Christoffersen, and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 17 August 2016

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