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Historic Sites of Manitoba: John Black Memorial Presbyterian Church / John Black Memorial United Church (898 Henderson Highway, Winnipeg)

A plaque inside the church commemorates parishioners who were killed during the First World War.

Among the clerics who served at John Black Memorial was Hugh John Robertson (1918-?).

John Black Memorial United Church

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.93282, W97.10031
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War Casualties





Birth Date

Death Date

William Douglas


Canadian Corps Cyclist Battalion


1 September 1892

24 November 1918

Herbert Fletcher






Charles Franklin Galbraith DFC
[Law Society, Portage]

Student at law

5th Squadron, Royal Air Force


14 May 1893

16 September 1918

William Hugh Gilchrist 
[Vimy Ridge]


44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry


9 December 1893

3 June 1917

Alexander Cooper Jackson
[Next of Kin]

Call Boy

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry


2 April 1898

8 August 1918

Victor Edwin Jackson


44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry


27 April 1893

14 July 1919

Alexander Muirhead


43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry


27 September 1888

11 June 1916

Donald Alexander McIvor
[108 Battalion, Landmark Lodge]

Student at Law

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry


10 March 1894

2 September 1917

Roderick Arthur Ross
[Manitoba College, Next of Kin, St. Lukes Anglican]

Financial Agent

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry


12 February 1887

2 October 1916

Arthur Everett Tingley


8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry


26 June 1896

28 April 1917

Charles Roderick Hugh Vivian


Lord Strathcona's Horse


18 June 1892

3 April 1918

Edward Williams


43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry


13 October 1897

14 November 1917

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Black (1818-1882)


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 (

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 Ross Wedlake for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 11 July 2020

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