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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Birnie Memorial Park (Birnie, RM of Rosedale)

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A memorial park in the village of Birnie, in the Rural Municipality of Rosedale, commemorates local people killed during military service.

Birnie Memorial Park

Birnie Memorial Park (July 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.44734, W99.43684
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

The following fatalities are also listed on a monument at Neepawa.

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Joseph Marian Ames

Labourer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

30 October 1917

Walter Donnelly

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

30 October 1917

John Grandison

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1875

9 June 1916

George Frederick Hoddinott

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1879

15 August 1918

Thomas Jackson

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

30 October 1917

Harry Stanley Jones MM

Labourer

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

1891

16 August 1917

John G. McCausland

?

?

?

?

?

Harry Honeyman McFadyen

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

17 August 1918

Ben Singleton

Farmer

2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

3 May 1917

John Austin Charles Stacey

Seaman & Diver

1st Canadian Division, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1882

16 August 1917

Gordon Henry Suddaby

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

10 November 1917

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Frank Vernon Meakin

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Lance Corporal

1923

8 June 1944

George Edward Meakin

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Corporal

1921

8 June 1944

Charles Edward Weaver

Saskatoon Light Infantry, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1921

9 December 1943

Frederick Murray Weaver

18th Armoured Car Regiment, 12th Manitoba Dragoons

Trooper

1922

5 September 1944

Glen Mason Weaver

405th Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

1919

4 May 1944

Korean War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Royal Blaine Pearson

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

Private

8 March 1931

7 March 1951

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 Allan Drysdale, Darryl Toews, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 December 2015

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