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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Garson War Memorial (Garson, RM of Brokenhead)

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

A monument in Garson, in the Rural Municipality of Brokenhead, was erected in commemoration of soldiers from the local area killed during military service.

Garson War Memorial and St. Andrew’s United Church

Garson War Memorial and St. Andrew’s United Church (1940s) by Meta M. Kelly
Source: Jean Ammeter

Garson War Memorial

Garson War Memorial (March 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.07612, W96.70440
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

George Robert Cushnie

?

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

1887

19 November 1916

W. Dunn

?

?

?

?

?

G. Hughes

?

?

?

?

?

Aaron Walter Johnson

Farm Labourer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1 July 1896

1 October 1918

Robert George Johnson

Engineer

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Private

1883

20 March 1915

Angus Alexander Murray

Clerk

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1893

7 April 1917

Norman Newton Murray

Electric Crane Operator

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1891

1 October 1918

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Edward Phillip Kwiatkowski

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Private

1921

26 January 1944

Gordon James Little

97 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

1922

16 December 1943

John Louis Lychowich

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Rifleman

1918

8 June 1944

Alfred Martin Peterson

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Rifleman

1913

8 June 1944

Edwin Strandberg

44 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer

1923

8 April 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).

We thank Jean Ammeter for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 20 July 2019

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