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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Glenboro War Memorial (Broadway Street, Glenboro, Municipality of Glenboro-South Cypress)

Link to:
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A monument in Glenboro, in the Municipality of Glenboro-South Cypress, commemorates soldiers from the local area killed during military service. It was unveiled at a ceremony attended by Lieutenant Governor James Aikins on 1 June 1921.

Glenboro War Memorial

Glenboro War Memorial (June 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.55545, W99.29094
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Frank Johnston Bailie MM

Baggageman

144th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

31 October 1888

23 July 1918

Bertram William Biles

Farmhand

45th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

16 April 1893

16 December 1918

Alan West Burnett

Farmer

9th Company, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

?

9 October 1883

16 November 1917

Barney Bjarnason

School Teacher

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

27 July 1894

1 March 1918

William Frederick Dodds

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

13 March 1890

6 November 1917

Edward Franklin Down

School Teacher

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

12 November 1895

13 February 1917

Christine Frederickson
[Argyle]

Nursing Sister

Canadian Army Medical Corps

Nurse

1886

28 October 1918

Ellis Dixon Garnett

Farmer

1st Depot Battalion

?

12 August 1894

6 October 1918

Walter Hindley

Lineman

16th Company, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Private

23 September 1894

2 October 1920

William John King

School Teacher

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1895

14 April 1917

William James Lyall

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

29 May 1894

16 August 1918

Archibald Guy Magdelin

Farmer

79th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1885

9 April 1917

Frank Russell Malyon

Farmer

1st Depot Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1888

15 April 1918

Bertram Marshall

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadan Infantry

Private

1 September 1890

24 August 1917

George Frederick McFadden

Farmer

11th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

30 October 1919

John McKay

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1892

6 October 1917

Albert James McNicol

Logger

54th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1884

9 April 1917

Alfred Samuel Moore

Clerk

31st Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1882

15 September 1916

George Norwood

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1893

29 September 1918

Gunnar Richardson

Farmhand

12th Company, Canadian Trench Mortar Battery

Private

5 August 1896

21 March 1918

Albert Victor George Robb

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1887

11 April 1918

Frederick Rumble

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1894

13 April 1918

Norman Rusk

Farmer

1st Company, Canadian Mounted Rifles

?

1893

9 September 1918

Conrad Sigtryggson

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1887

31 March 1917

Sytryggur W. Sigurdson

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1874

3 June 1917

Thor Sigurdson
[Cypress River, Vimy Ridge]

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

21 November 1893

11 April 1917

Oscar Stephenson

Student

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1898

10 August 1918

Christman Swanson

Farmhand

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1889

1 October 1918

Walter Henry Tillyer

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1888

7 February 1917

Henry Tull

Rancher

31st Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1885

6 August 1916

Arthur Frederick Viney

Fireman

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1895

4 November 1917

Grover Cleveland Vrooman

School Teacher

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1892

15 August 1918

Robert Charles Williams

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1895

26 August 1918

Howard Sylvester Wilton

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1891

26 October 1917

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Martin Bailey

75 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

29 December 1916

28 August 1943

James Melvin “Jimmy” Barker

406 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer Class II

23 April 1924

9 August 1945

Mark Henry Brown DFC & Bar

249 Squadron, Royal Air Force

Wing Commander

9 October 1911

12 November 1941

Gordon Alton Cline

415 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

25 June 1918

10 April 1943

Hector Thomas Moore Cooper
[Oakville, Plumas]

101 (RAF) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

21 August 1921

3 April 1942

Oliver Roland Donogh
[Rivers]

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Lieutenant

2 August 1921

19 July 1944

Turner Frederickson

426 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

14 July 1918

30 September 1944

Roderick Harold Hurton

268 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

2 April 1920

12 May 1943

Barney August Isleifson
[Argyle, Cypress River]

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

Trooper

22 January 1921

13 July 1944

Theodore H. Jonsson
[Argyle, Cypress River]

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

18 December 1919

19 December 1941

Paul Nelson Pennycook

Royal Canadian Army Service Corps, Attached to 7th Canadian Infantry Brigade

Private

2 January 1918

15 June 1944

Ralph Lloyd Thompson

408 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

3 December 1915

15 December 1941

Thomas L. Wayte

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Private

22 August 1917

23 July 1944

Sources:

“Glenboro and Stockton memorial unveiled,” Glenboro Gazette, 2 June 1921, page 1.

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 and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 22 November 2018

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