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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Elkhorn War Memorial (Richhill Avenue, Elkhorn, RM of Wallace-Woodworth)

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This monument in Elkhorn in the Rural Municipality of Wallace-Woodworth was erected in commemoration of soldiers from the local area killed during military service.

Elkhorn War Memorial

Elkhorn War Memorial (July 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.97510, W101.24010
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Agathus Christopher Bennett

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1873

10 August 1918

Frank Benton

Farm Labourer

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

28 June 1917

James Black

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1898

10 November 1917

Roderick Cameron

Labourer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

2 July 1887

15 September 1916

Ernest Leroy Cassell

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1898

30 October 1917

J. Core

?

?

?

?

?

Frank Percival Dixon

Student

10th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery

Gunner

198

29 August 1918

Charles Bruce Duxbury MM

Student

2nd Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Private

1895

11 April 1918

Joel Stanley Felkers

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1892

23 October 1918

Samuel Gore

Farmer

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

12 March 1884

24 May 1915

George Gosling

Porter

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1878

9 August 1918

W. Grimshaw

?

?

?

?

?

Thomas Edward Higginbotham

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1876

7 April 1917

John Arthur Huntley

Railway Mail Clerk

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1894

7 April 1917

Herbert Edward Kersey

Hardware Clerk & Musician

1st Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Private

1897

1 October 1918

Alfred James Kennedy
[Selkirk]

Carpenter

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

17 March 1898

15 April 1917

T. Knight

?

?

?

?

?

Arthur Lark

Farm Labourer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

1891

28 August 1918

Edmund Henry Llewellyn

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

26 October 1917

William Johnston Millar

Salesman

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

3 May 1893

10 August 1918

Clarence Harvey Miller

Law Student

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Private

1896

25 June 1918

Richard Gibson Michaelson

Labourer

Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

1894

9 February 1919

Linden Thorne Morden

Grain Buyer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

5 October 1917

Allan Gerald Nelson

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

26 October 1917

Robert Notman

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

26 October 1917

R. Richardson

?

?

?

?

?

R. Ritchie

?

?

?

?

?

William John Rodgers

Clerk

101st Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

9 July 1918

Ralph Stanley

?

1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment, British Army

Private

?

11 April 1915

David William Stranger
[Selkirk]

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

20 May 1874

29 March 1917

Robert Cecil Sipley

Butcher

72nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

30 October 1917

Charles Edward Siford

Farmer

85th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1885

21 March 1918

C. Steins

?

?

?

?

?

Henry Charles Victor Waller

Farmer

2nd Division, Canadian Field Artillery

Driver

1892

18 November 1918

Henry Thomas Wheeler

Farm Labourer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

1 October 1918

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

George Frankland Brennand

South Saskatchewan Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Lance Corporal

1919

1 September 1942

Thomas Lincoln Duxbury

40 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1916

12 October 1941

Andrew Smith Duke

Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps

Private

1920

5 June 1942

John Irving Jenner

14th Armoured Regiment, Calgary Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery Corps

Sergeant

1920

4 October 1943

Joffre McDonald McDonald

113 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

13 May 1916

1 June 1942

Ronald Frederick Mallett

Royal Canadian Air Force

Navigator

1919

30 November 1942

Lloyd George Sinclair

77 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

1919

21 September 1941

Ernest C. Turner

18th Armoured Car Regiment, 12th Manitoba Dragoons, Royal Canadian Artillery Corps

Sergeant

1916

30 October 1944

Gordon Ivan Williams

97 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer

1922

31 January 1944

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: 14 March 2017

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