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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Holland War Memorial (Holland, RM of Victoria)

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

A monument in Holland, in the Rural Municipality of Victoria, was erected in commemoration of soldiers from the Holland area killed during military service.

Holland War Memorial

Holland War Memorial (September 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.59624, W98.88014
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

William James Biglow
[Centreville]

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

22 September 1893

28 April 1917

Charles Henry Blackwell
[Lakeside]

Bank Teller

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1898

1 October 1918

George Albanic Brizard

Farm Hand

123e régiment d’infanterie, French Army

Soldat

9 January 1887

18 September 1914

Jack Crawley

Machinist

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1893

5 June 1916

George “Scotty” [Samuel] Davidson

Labourer

13th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

17 August 1888

9 February 1917

Harry Vincent Dexter

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

24 May 1917

Richard Cameron Downey

Grain Buyer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Lance Corporal

1896

26 October 1917

Arthur Wesley Down
[Centreville]

College Student

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

21 April 1894

13 April 1917

Auguste Arsène François
[Cypress River]

Farmer

Régiment 6 D. A. Genie, Belgian Army

Soldaat 2kl

26 November 1894

28 September 1918

Frank John Gomm

Farm Labourer

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

3 May 1917

Rosario Gregorie

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

1 October 1918

Fred Harding

Labourer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

10 April 1894

7 April 1917

Edgar Thias Harris

Farmer

1st Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Private

1897

17 September 1918

George Ireland

Farmer

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

5 January 1916

David Stephen Jeffrey

Farmer

1st Depot Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

9 June 1918

Arthur Lark

Farm Labourer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

1891

28 August 1918

George Arthur Lipsett

Electrician

91st Squadron, Royal Air Force

Lieutenant

1897

27 July 1918

John Gordon Lovie
[Centreville, Agricultural College]

Farmer

Borden’s Motor Machine Gun Battery, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Private

11 January 1896

24 March 1918

P. Maillot

?

?

?

?

?

James Andrew McGill

Teacher

80th Squadron, Royal Air Force

2nd Lieutenant

1893

6 September 1918

Peter Kenneth McIntosh

Bandsman Assistant in Post Office

49th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

31 October 1917

Charles Newton McNeil

Freight Clerk

Royal Air Force

Private

1892

13 October 1918

Noah Alfred Minks

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Lance Corporal

1880

10 August 1918

James Francis Moggey

Carpenter

10th Field Company, Canadian Engineers

Sapper

1896

9 September 1916

Walter Ross

Physician

Canadian Army Medical Corps

Major

1886

6 February 1920

Perry Hooper Sanderson
[Pharmacy]

Drug Clerk

28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

20 October 1893

6 June 1916

Albert Saunders

Shipper

HMCS Niobe, Royal Naval Canadian Volunteer Reserve

Able Seaman

1 February 1900

6 December 1917

E. Spitaels

?

?

?

?

?

Arthur Stewart

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

8 October 1916

Walter Youds
[Centreville]

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

16 February 1893

28 April 1917

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Paul Allard
[St. Eustache]

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

Private

1924

29 July 1944

James Melvin “Jimmy” Barker

406 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer

1924

9 August 1945

Joseph Wilfred Campbell

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise’s), Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

5 February 1923

24 October 1944

Charles Gordon Erickson

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

Corporal

27 July 1919

27 October 1944

Walter Harold Ferris

608 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer

1921

27 January 1944

Arnold Finnimore Jeffrey

Lake Superior Regiment (Motor), Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1916

9 August 1944

James Archibald Menzies

#42 Operational Training Unit, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

1916

22 February 1944

Roland Stanton Oliver

Royal Air Force

Sergeant

11 April 1915

22 April 1942

John Parsons

Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

1916

1 November 1941

Mathew Christie Paul Rush

Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry

Lieutenant

1922

9 July 1944

Cyril Van Der Vennet

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise’s), Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1919

26 February 1945

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 Normand Boisvert for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 22 November 2018

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