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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Cypress River War Memorial (Cypress River, RM of Victoria)

A wall-mounted plaque inside the Memorial Hall in Cypress River, in the Rural Municipality of Victoria, commemorates local residents killed during military in the First World War and Second World War.

Cypress River War Memorial

Cypress River War Memorial (November 2018)
Source: Lena Boisjoli

Site Location (lat/long): N49.55531, W99.09013
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

James Allan

?

?

?

?

?

Leonard James Angst

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

5 November 1897

15 August 1917

Richard Stacpool Wynyard Bellhouse
[Engineering, Next of Kin]

Building Superintendent

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

13 October 1891

31 March 1916

Harvey William Bridal
[Crystal City]

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

12 December 1897

14 April 1917

David Charles Connon

Clerk

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

9 June 1897

13 September 1917

Frederick Diehl DCM

Stationary Engineer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Lance Sergeant

21 September 1895

26 August 1918

Auguste Arsène François
[Holland]

Farmer

Régiment 6 D. A. Genie, Belgian Army

Soldaat 2kl

26 November 1894

28 September 1918

James Albert Girling

Bridge Carpenter

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

8 February 1876

28 April 1917

Reginald Robert Hope Hebden

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

11 December 1887

9 April 1917

John Lauder

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

25 October 1896

28 April 1917

Gordon Samuel Marten

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

13 December 1884

28 April 1917

Edward Royal McLeod

Butcher

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

30 October 1893

30 October 1917

John McRae

?

?

?

?

?

George Nelson Porteous
[Rivers]

Farmer

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

5 April 1896

13 October 1918

William Charles Robb

Liveryman

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

17 January 1895

27 November 1917

Thor Sigurdson
[Glenboro, Vimy Ridge]

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

21 November 1893

11 April 1917

David Stanley Stewart
[Carman, Lakeside, Vimy Ridge]

Bank Clerk

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

19 May 1897

9 May 1917

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Raymond John Diehl

Canadian Scottish Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

2 July 1923

19 February 1945

Kenneth Gordon Douglas Gawthrop

426 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

8 December 1922

18 August 1943

Barney August Isleifson
[Argyle, Glenboro]

8th Reconnaissance Regiment, 14th Canadian Hussars, Royal Canadian Artillery Corps

Trooper

22 January 1921

13 July 1944

Theodore H. Jonsson
[Argyle, Glenboro]

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

18 December 1919

19 December 1941

Horace William Knight

3 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery

Bombardier

16 March 1921

25 August 1944

George Law

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

29 May 1912

19 December 1941

William Wallace Moore

HMCS Valleyfield, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve

Able Seaman

24 January 1924

7 May 1944

Keith Robertson Wood
[Kelwood, Stonewall, Stony Mountain]

51 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

19 September 1921

26 June 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 Lena Boisjoli, Darryl Toews, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 December 2018

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