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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Crystal City War Memorial (Crystal City, Municipality of Louise)

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

A monument in Crystal City, in the Municipality of Louise, was erected in commemoration of soldiers from the local area killed during military service.

Crystal City War Memorial

Crystal City War Memorial (May 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.14789, W98.95336
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Lawrence Dimsdale Adamson MM

Student

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

21 February 1918

David Greig Aitken

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1883

2 April 1917

Linton Lloyd Allen

Carpenter

14th Company, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Private

1877

11 November 1917

Charles A. Baird

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

19 February 1919

James Bedford Bell

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1881

9 April 1917

George Arthur Bell

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

11 April 1917

Harvey William Bridal
[Cypress River]

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

12 December 1897

14 April 1917

William John Brown

Barber

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1891

12 September 1918

Charles Cranston Corbett

Veterinarian

Royal Army Veterinary Corps, British Army

Captain

1889

3 February 1918

Percy Melville Corbett

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

27 August 1918

Charles Bates Embury

Barber

184th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1881

8 January 1921

James Andrew Ferguson
[Lakeside]

Bank Clerk

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

6 November 1917

George Riddell Graves

Farmer

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1898

16 August 1917

Richard Albert Graves

Farmer

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

28 September 1918

Thomas Greenshields

Labourer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

18 December 1896

18 October 1916

Reginald Leicester Collier Hawley

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1893

14 November 1917

Harold Keeling

Farmer

2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

27 September 1918

Manford Earl Mack

Farmer

42nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

7 October 1916

Alexander “Graham” Marshall

Hired Man

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

8 April 1883

13 April 1917

John Malcolm McIntyre

Farmer

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1885

26 September 1916

William George McIntyre
[Clearwater, First Baptist]

Teacher

29th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

19 June 1888

9 April 1917

Delmer George McNamee
[Lakeside]

Bank Clerk

5th Mounted Rifles, Canadian Infantry

Private

5 September 1895

6 May 1917

Moses Meyler

Labourer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1885

9 April 1917

Robert Campbell Richards

Mechanic & Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

31 March 1918

Frederick Israel Smallacombe

Mechanic

3rd (Reserve) Battalion, Canadian Engineers

Sapper

1886

17 October 1918

Bruce Tragellas Tole

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

25 February 1919

Walter Barron Wilton
[Morden, Next of Kin, Pharmacy, Portage]

Commission Merchant

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

26 March 1877

21 August 1917

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Allen Scott Affleck

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Private

1906

19 August 1942

Jack Wesley Bridal

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Rifleman

1922

29 March 1945

George Ellis Buckingham

Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

1919

7 July 1941

James Cecil Colter

418 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

17 December 1920

27 August 1942

Robert Condie

Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1916

2 April 1941

John Raymond Daly

417 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

1920

4 July 1944

Allan Arthur Deacon

Royal Air Force

Pilot Officer

11 June 1917

24 November 1939

Ferguson John Hunter

Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps

Private

1911

13 July 1940

Douglas C. Le Gear

325 Ferrying Squadron, US Army Air Forces

2nd Lieutenant

1917

8 February 1945

Alexander John “Sandy” McLaren

Royal Canadian Air Force

Leading Aircraftman

1920

15 June 1942

Arthur James Rutland

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Corporal

1919

12 October 1944

William H. Rutland

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Rifleman

1921

12 December 1944

Donald Eglinton Stewart

44 Squadron, Royal Air Force

Pilot Officer

7 May 1913

11 September 1940

Thomas Benjamin Troughton

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Rifleman

1919

4 July 1944

Everet Gordon Werry

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Corporal

1920

15 October 1944

Arthur Cephas Worden

51 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1910

26 May 1943

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 Darryl Toews, Gordon Goldsborough, and Ed Grassick.

Page revised: 2 February 2019

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