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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Edrans Cemetery / Edrans War Memorial (RM of North Cypress)

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In this cemetery in the Rural Municipality of North Cypress is a monument commemorating those from the local area killed during military service, and a small community chapel.

Edrans Cemetery and War Memorial

Edrans Cemetery (June 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Edrans Cemetery and War Memorial

Edrans War Memorial (June 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.06239, W99.14440
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War:

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Jason Michael Bird

Farmer

Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

30 April 1918

Charles Edgar Atheling Bredin DSO

Farmer

28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Major

1876

18 November 1917

James Fraser

Tailor

15th Reserve Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1873

3 January 1918

Richard Henry Gough

Farm Labourer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

11 August 1918

James Harrison

Section Man

107th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1885

2 June 1917

Charles Robinson

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1891

16 August 1918

Eric Russell

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1898

13 Novembe 1917

Walter Henry Sharp

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1890

30 September 1918

Thomas Seaman

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1892

19 September 1916

Frank Walker

Farmer

Lord Strathcona’s Horse, Royal Canadian Artillery Corps

Private

1897

9 July 1918

Abraham D. Wozencraft

Farmer

28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

c1880

6 June 1916

Second World War:

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Alexander Donald Fraser

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

17 December 1923

3 April 1945

George Robert Pool DFC

431 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Lieutenant

1918

6 January 1945

William Tom Seaman

Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

1921

10 June 1943

Albert Skeet

Royal Canadian Artillery

Bombardier

1909

10 August 1944

Walter Perry Smith

90th Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Sergeant

1924

28 June 1944

James Venn

Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

1921

26 June 1941

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: 22 October 2015

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