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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dropmore War Memorial (Dropmore, RM of Riding Mountain West)

A monument in the community of Dropmore in the Rural Municipality of Riding Mountain West was erected in commemoration of soldiers from the local area killed in the First World War.

Dropmore War Memorial

Dropmore War Memorial (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N51.01796, W101.44498
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Kenneth Arthur Clark

Farmer

2nd Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Corporal

1888

8 August 1918

John Gray (aka Ernest Gray Tyrrell)
[Russell]

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

17 June 1896

10 April 1917

Leonard Samuel Gysin

Merchant

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Major

1882

26 September 1916

Hugh Bertram Heather

Farmer

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Private

1886

21 March 1915

Arthur Winter Hunt
[Russell]

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

7 April 1894

9 April 1917

Frank Hunt

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

7 February 1917

Ira Asa Leflar

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1883

20 September 1916

Ralph Nevill

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

c1889

30 September 1918

Ernest Theobald

Farmer

Canadian Corps Military Police

Corporal

1889

1 September 1918

William Douglas Watson

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1886

4 September 1916

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 Gordon Goldsborough and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 29 October 2017

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