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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Forrest War Memorial (RM of Elton)

This monument in the village of Forrest, in the Rural Municipality of Elton, was erected in commemoration of soldiers from the local area killed in the First World War and Second World War.

Forrest War Memorial (June 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.96613, W99.93808
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War:

Name

Occupation

Service

Death Date

William Alfred Burton (1895-1916)

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

28 September 1916

John William Lau (1894-1917)

Machinist

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

7 April 1917

Frank Otto Lau (1897-1918)

Student

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

18 December 1918

B. Lock

 

 

 

Leonard Lounsbury (1896-1917)

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

10 November 1917

Duncan Alexander McGregor (1878-1916)

Grain Buyer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

8 September 1916

Eseck Rogers (1896-1916)

Farmer

2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

10 September 1916

W. H. Scott

 

 

 

Edgar Charles Silverwood (1896-1918)

Labourer

10th Battalion, Canadian Engineers

19 August 1918

Second World War:

W. Gilmour
D. M. Wakefield

Sources:

Soldiers of the First World War - Canadian Expeditionary Force, Library and Archives Canada.

Canadian Virtual War Memorial, Veterans Affairs Canada.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 May 2012

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