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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ethelbert War Memorial (North Railway Avenue, Ethelbert, Municipality of Ethelbert)

A monument in Ethelbert was erected adjacent to the local museum in commemoration of soldiers from the local area who served in the armed forces, among whom are several who were killed during the Second World War.

Ethelbert War Memorial

Ethelbert War Memorial (May 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N51.52808, W100.39433
denoted by symbol on the map above

Second World War




Birth Date

Death Date

Walter Komarnisky

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps


1 December 1917

18 November 1944

Joseph Ploschansky

Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps


12 February 1921

26 August 1944

William Trohubiak

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps


22 January 1919

26 February 1945

Metro Daniel Tymchuk

77 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

27 February 1920

27 September 1943

John Tony Wolochatiuk

Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps


25 May 1911

10 January 1945

Peter Yaroway

Lanark & Renfrew Scottish Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps


10 April 1914

24 March 1945

Other Military Service




Birth Date

Death Date

Morris Komarnisky

881 Squadron, Royal Canadian Navy


16 December 1929

18 March 1957


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 (

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 Darryl Toews and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 February 2019

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