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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Clearwater War Memorial (Clearwater, Municipality of Louise)

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

A stone monument at Clearwater, in the Municipality of Louise, was erected in commemoration of people from the local area killed in military service.

Clearwater War Memorial

Clearwater War Memorial (2010)
Source: Ed Grassick

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.13288, W99.03459
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Charles Baird

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

19 February 1919

George Arthur Bell

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

11 April 1917

James Bedford Bell

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1881

9 April 1917

Edwin Lincoln Gardiner

Car Checker, CPR

4th Company, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Private

1892

6 November 1917

Albert Knight

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1884

30 October 1917

William George McIntyre
[Crystal City, First Baptist]

Teacher

29th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

19 June 1888

9 April 1917

John Malcolm McIntyre

Farmer

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1885

26 September 1916

Moses Meyler

Labourer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1885

9 April 1917

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Allen Scott Affleck

Queen’s Own Highlanders of Canada

Private

1906

19 August 1942

Jack Wesley Bridal

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Rifleman

1922

29 March 1945

Alexander John “Sandy” McLaren

Royal Canadian Air Force

Leading Aircraftman

1920

15 June 1942

Arthur James Rutland

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Corporal

1919

12 October 1944

William H. Rutland

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Rifleman

1921

12 December 1944

Thomas B. Troughton

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Rifleman

1919

4 July 1944

Everet Gordon Werry

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Corporal

1920

15 October 1944

Afghanistan

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Lane William Thomas Watkins

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Private

5 June 1987

4 July 2007

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 Ed Grassick, Darryl Toews, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 December 2019

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