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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brookdale War Memorial (Brookdale, Municipality of North Cypress-Langford)

Link to:
First World War | Second World War | Other | Sources

A monument in Brookdale, in the Municipality of North Cypress-Langford, was erected in commemoration of soldiers from the local area area killed in the First World War, Second World War, and Korean War. Each side of the monument is inscribed for a community: Oberon, Ingelow, Mentmore, and Brookdale. Also listed are veterans from each of the communities who served in these conflicts but who returned home alive.

Brookdale War Memorial

Brookdale War Memorial (2010)
Source: Allan Drysdale

Site Location (lat/long): N50.04630, W99.56441
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Community

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Brookdale

Norris Farrar

Farmer

The Fort Garry Horse

Trooper

1892

20 November 1917

Wilbert John Mallory
[Carberry]

Labourer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1 November 1876

29 January 1917

Alexander McGregor McRae MM
[Carberry, Neepawa, Next of Kin]

Clerk

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

9 November 1895

4 September 1918

Ralph Meredith

Salesman

174th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1892

1 June 1918

P. Payne

?

?

?

?

?

James Alan Roberts

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

14 February 1918

W. Webb

?

?

?

?

?

Ingelow

William George Doak
[Douglas]

Farmer

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

9 February 1894

26 October 1917

Kenneth James Fraser

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1894

16 January 1920

J. McCullock

?

?

?

?

?

Mentmore

Marcus Chisholm

Labourer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1896

11 August 1918

Andrew Blair Hockin

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1891

11 August 1918

Second World War

Community

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Brookdale

Henry Maximillian Slezak

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1921

27 July 1942

Ingelow

William Hamilton

Royal Canadian Artillery

Gunner

1922

7 September 1944

Richard Henry Wilman

Royal Canadian Air Force

Leading Aircraftman

1914

16 July 1944

Mentmore

Ebenezer Alfred Sirett

Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1919

3 April 1943

Oberon

George James Olstead

Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1916

14 October 1939

Korean War

Community

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Brookdale

Thomas Berry Wotton

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

Private

1930

14 August 1950

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, Gordon Goldsborough, and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 23 March 2019

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