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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Elm Creek War Memorial (Elm Creek, RM of Grey)

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

A monument in Elm Creek in the Rural Municipality of Grey was designed and erected by Joseph Billings of the Carman Granite and Marble Works. It was dedicated in 1927 in memory of veterans of the First World War who lost their lives in battle. A second plaque was added for lost veterans in the Second World War, and dedicated at a ceremony on 17 August 1947.

Elm Creek War Memorial

Elm Creek War Memorial (August 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.67572, W97.99409
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

George Baskerville

Labourer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1896

4 November 1917

Thomas Walter Boyd

Engineer

28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1884

6 June 1916

D. Craig

?

?

?

?

?

John Henry Duell

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

2 August 1881

2 September 1918

Alexander Graham

Fireman

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1887

30 October 1917

William John Knox Graham
[Westminster]

Farmer

6th Training Squadron, Royal Air Force

Second Lieutenant

9 May 1894

17 May 1918

Cecil Sanford Holliday

Bank Clerk

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

31 August 1918

Frank Stewart Holliday
[Lakeside]

Banker

2nd Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Private

15 March 1892

9 September 1918

Alexander Lambert
[St. Andrews, Selkirk]

Labourer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

24 October 1880

9 April 1917

Oniziphore Lavigne
[Fannystelle]

Farmer

22nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

17 March 1894

7 November 1918

Robert Murphy

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1891

28 August 1918

Richard Oakes

Teamster

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1886

10 August 1918

Thomas Ernest Roscoe

?

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

?

3 June 1917

Henry Joseph Sparling

Assistant Agent, CPR

107th Pioneer Battalion, Canadian Pioneers

Private

1898

11 June 1917

Duncan Andrew Thompson

Farmer

107th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

17 April 1896

5 May 1918

Wilbert Thompson

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

18 June 1917

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Joseph George Louis Boisvert
[Fannystelle]

Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer Class II

23 April 1909

19 September 1943

Harold Byers

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Lieutenant

26 November 1919

23 January 1945

Frank Carriere

Lake Superior Regiment (Motor), Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

5 May 1916

2 March 1945

William Joseph Carriere

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Rifleman

7 October 1922

8 June 1944

Robert Gordon Carter

431 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

5 December 1922

26 July 1944

Donald Ernest Cochran

United States Air Force

Second Lieutenant

4 November 1918

27 May 1943

Laurenzo Joseph Dube

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

Trooper

6 November 1916

30 March 1945

Arthur Leon Johnston

76 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

27 August 1920

13 June 1944

Gerald William Bunny Kennedy

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

2 October 1922

12 February 1943

Jack Matthew Kennedy

Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

30 April 1918

8 April 1942

Jules Joseph La Bossiere
[Fannystelle]

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

22 August 1916

17 September 1942

Harold Francis MacLean

5 Provost Company, The Canadian Provost Corps

Lance Corporal

19 July 1921

26 September 1944

John Donald McDougall

Lake Superior Regiment (Motor), Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

17 December 1923

9 April 1945

Harold Emelaw McGill

10th Armoured Regiment, Fort Garry Horse, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Lance Corporal

11 April 1910

24 July 1944

Robert Victor Millar

425 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer Class II

24 May 1923

26 June 1943

Cecil Arthur Ralph

Royal Canadian Air Force

Corporal

18 April 1918

3 February 1946

Cuthbert Percy Ralph

Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

27 November 1912

19 July 1942

Emile Ernest Joseph Regis
[Fannystelle]

122 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

13 February 1914

15 October 1942

Herbert Ernest Rowe

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Private

10 October 1917

19 August 1942

Errol Hilliard Treleaven

416 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Lieutenant

1 June 1916

25 September 1944

David Gerald Tremblay

9 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

?

17 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 Gordon Goldsborough, Darryl Toews, and Tim Worth.

Page revised: 30 May 2019

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