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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Gilbert Plains War Memorial (Gordon Avenue West, Gilbert Plains, Municipality of Gilbert Plains)

Link to:
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A monument in Gilbert Plains was erected in commemoration of soldiers from the local area killed during military service. It formerly stood on the grounds of the Brickburn Consolidated School.

Gilbert Plains War Memorial

Gilbert Plains War Memorial (May 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N51.14824, W100.49049
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Maurice D. Ashe

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Corporal

1890

24 February 1918

William Auger

Farmer

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Sergeant

1883

29 January 1917

John Avison

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

11 August 1918

George Christopher Babbage

Teamster

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1883

25 October 1916

George William Barnett

Blacksmith

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

14 June 1916

Lowson J. Brown

Insurance Clerk

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant Major

1892

12 April 1917

Glenlyon Archibald Campbell

Farmer

107th Pioneer Battalion, Canadian Pioneers

Lieutenant Colonel

1863

20 October 1917

Stewart John Campbell

Farmer

6th Company, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Private

1895

18 August 1917

Herbert Trewartha Chapman

Tinsmith

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1888

25 October 1916

Colin Stanley Dow

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

11 July 1889

11 October 1917

Edward Millican Dutton

Farmer and Student in Agriculture

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1895

5 June 1917

David George Foreman

Farmer

4th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1898

29 September 1918

Joseph Reuben Fraser

Farmer

179th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

19 April 1902

7 May 1916

Amon Gallant

Farmer

107th Pioneer Battalion, Canadian Pioneers

Private

1898

15 August 1917

Joseph Gallant

Carpenter

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

6 April 1916

William James Gardiner
[Dauphin]

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

29 November 1897

25 August 1918

Thomas Henry Kinnie

Labourer

2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles

Corporal

1894

29 September 1918

Duncan Blake Leigh

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1893

12 June 1916

William Miller

Carpenter

28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1883

6 June 1916

Claude Agnew Murray

Butcher

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

1895

9 August 1918

John Allen Parkman

Farm Labourer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

1 October 1918

Jacob Raniche

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

21 February 1917

George Irving Joseph Shaw

Farmer

Fort Garry Horse

Private

1898

2 April 1918

William Shaw

Farmer

42nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

1897

2 November 1917

Louis Wilfred Spencer
[Armoury]

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

11 December 1895

14 January 1918

Arthur Burrell Thorne

?

Royal Air Force

Lieutenant

1895

8 May 1918

Leonard Percy Waite

Farmer

107th Pioneer Battalion, Canadian Pioneers

Private

1893

11 June 1917

Ernest Walker

Driver

4th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery

Driver

1883

28 September 1917

Arthur Edward Weeks

Cook

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

1880

21 August 1917

Joseph Samuel Wheal

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rilfes

Private

1887

15 September 1916

Lloyd Levi Winters

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

28 September 1918

Donald Young

Printer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

1893

9 April 1917

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Alvin Bell

South Alberta Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery Corps

Sergeant

1912

21 August 1944

Frederick Archibald Campbell

100 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1921

31 August 1943

Glen Robert Campbell

Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

28 September 1914

15 September 1944

James Francis Charles

Regina Rifle Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Rifleman

1916

28 July 1944

George Henry Durston

578 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

1921

19 March 1944

Robert Edward Dutton

Royal Canadian Air Force

Corporal

1922

23 December 1944

William Alexander Gardner

Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1921

7 September 1943

Edward Thomas Garlinski

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

Private

1921

17 August 1944

Francis John Gray

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

Private

1924

26 February 1945

Ralph Eric Hart

405 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1920

14 May 1943

Tony John Karaim

Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

1923

14 February 1944

Peter Kolcun

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1921

23 May 1944

Tony Krynski

460 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1923

28 June 1944

Stephen Williams Litynesky

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1916

22 November 1943

Edward John McClarty

432 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1924

21 February 1945

James Ernest Sawdon

6 Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers

Sapper

1921

6 June 1944

Robert Basil Snyder

HMCS Stadacona, Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve

Leading Stoker

1919

20 January 1944

Norman Lawrence Steele

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

Private

1913

27 October 1944

Albert Harold Strand

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

Trooper

1922

13 May 1944

Donald Leroy Torkelson

Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer Class II

1920

25 June 1942

George Thomas White

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Rifleman

1917

8 June 1944

Robert Edward White

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Rifleman

1920

8 June 1944

John Ross Wright

Fort Garry Horse, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Trooper

26 September 1922

11 June 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 Darryl Toews, Tim Worth, and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 February 2019

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