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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

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

William Douglas

Messenger

Canadian Corps Cyclist Battalion

Private

1 September 1892

24 November 1918

Herbert Fletcher

?

?

?

?

?

Charles Franklin Galbraith DFC
[Law Society, Portage]

Student at law

5th Squadron, Royal Air Force

Corporal

14 May 1893

16 September 1918

William Hugh Gilchrist 
[Vimy Ridge]

Electrician

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

9 December 1893

3 June 1917

Alexander Cooper Jackson
[Next of Kin]

Call Boy

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

2 April 1898

8 August 1918

Victor Edwin Jackson
[Engineering]

Student

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

27 April 1893

14 July 1919

Alexander Muirhead

Shipper

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

27 September 1888

11 June 1916

Donald Alexander McIvor
[108 Battalion, Landmark Lodge]

Student at Law

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

10 March 1894

2 September 1917

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

Financial Agent

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

12 February 1887

2 October 1916

Arthur Everett Tingley

Student

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

26 June 1896

28 April 1917

Charles Roderick Hugh Vivian

Farmer

Lord Strathcona's Horse

Private

18 June 1892

3 April 1918

Edward Williams

Clerk

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

13 October 1897

14 November 1917

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Black (1818-1882)

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 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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