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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Deloraine War Memorial (Cavers Street North, Deloraine, Municipality of Deloraine-Winchester)

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

A monument in Deloraine was erected in commemoration of soldiers from the local area killed during military service in the Second World War.

Deloraine War Memorial

Deloraine War Memorial (October 2015)
Source: Deloraine Legion (Francis Parker)

Site Location (lat/long): N49.19451, W100.49560
denoted by symbol on the map above

Second World War:

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

William Harold Boles

426 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

14 December 1912

27 November 1943

George Bryson

106 (RAF) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer Class II

4 May 1918

27 April 1944

Earl Frank Dechief

Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians), Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Trooper

21 October 1923

30 May 1944

George Dingwall

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Rifleman

11 February 1911

6 June 1944

William Joseph Sidney Embleton

10 Field Ambulance, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps

Corporal

16 June 1916

6 June 1945

William George Hunter

429 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

9 October 1914

23 May 1944

Harold Walton McColm

77 (RAF) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

18 February 1921

30 September 1941

Norman Byng Morrison

426 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

18 September 1922

16 December 1943

Alfred H. Scott

Calgary Highlanders, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Lance Corporal

12 October 1922

9 October 1944

Murray Kerr Sexton

207 (RAF) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

26 April 1922

25 February 1943

William J. Skene

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

25 September 1910

15 April 1944

Hubert Clayton Weidenhamer

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

Lance Corporal

8 July 1923

23 November 1944

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Deloraine War Memorial (Kellett Street, Deloraine, Municipality of Deloraine-Winchester)

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).

We thank Francis Parker (Royal Canadian Legion, Deloraine Branch) for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Darryl Toews and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 October 2015

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