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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lakeside Fresh Air Camp War Memorial (RM of Gimli)

A monument at Camp Morton, in the Rural Municipality of Gimli, was moved from the former site of the Lakeside Fresh Air Camp for Children. It had been donated by the Union Bank of Canada in memory of its employees killed while serving in Canadian forces during the First World War. The monument has originally be unveiled in July 1922 by Lieutenant-Governor J. A. M. Aikins.

Lakeside Fresh Air Camp War Memorial

Lakeside Fresh Air Camp War Memorial (September 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Lakeside Fresh Air Camp War Memorial

Lakeside Fresh Air Camp War Memorial (July 1922)
Source: Western Canada Pictorial Index, A0787-23564.

Site Location (lat/long): N50.71448, W96.98689
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War (Manitoba)

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Alfred Charles Edward Ayres
[Next of Kin]

Bank Clerk

10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

11 November 1896

9 April 1917

Archibald James Robert Badger
[Minnedosa]

Bank Clerk

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

23 February 1892

1 September 1918

Charles Henry Blackwell
[Holland]

Bank Teller

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

8 October 1898

1 October 1918

Edmund John Burke MM
[Manitou, Vimy Ridge]

Bank Clerk

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Sergeant

28 March 1896

3 June 1917

Leslie Skelton Carter

Bank Clerk

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

30 May 1894

16 November 1916

John Frederick Davidson
[Next of Kin]

Bank Manager

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

27 April 1888

29 September 1918

James Andrew Ferguson
[Crystal City]

Bank Clerk

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

4 March 1896

6 November 1917

Norman Davidson Gordon
[Boissevain]

Bank Manager

The Fort Garry Horse

Corporal

19 July 1885

8 July 1917

Frank Stewart Holliday
[Elm Creek]

Bank Banker

2nd Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Private

15 March 1892

9 September 1918

Edgar Reginald “Reggie” Hames
[Deloraine, Hamiota]

Bank Accountant

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

30 November 1890

18 August 1917

Omar Leonard Higgins
[Melita]

Bank Clerk

12th Reserve Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

29 June 1893

23 January 1919

Wilfred Maurice Holden
[Melita, Melita School, Next of Kin]

Bank Clerk

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

25 November 1895

20 August 1917

Christopher Bagnall Horton
[MHS Memorial]

Bank Clerk

76th Battery, Canadian Field Artillery

Gunner

14 August 1898

1 February 1917

Reginald Selby Hudson
[MHS Memorial]

Bank Clerk

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

30 July 1892

26 March 1917

Douglas Hurrell
[Next of Kin]

Bank Clerk

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

3 June 1896

24 April 1916

Richard Bathoe Jones
[Next of Kin]

Bank Clerk

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

22 August 1894

25 October 1916

Spencer Herbert Lewis
[Russell, Selkirk]

Bank Manager

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Captain

4 August 1885

5 June 1916

George Harold Martin
[Neepawa, Newdale]

Bank Clerk

31st Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

30 April 1897

6 November 1917

David McDill
[Souris]

Bank Clerk

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

4 November 1888

11 December 1915

Angus Daniel McDonald
[Shoal Lake, Strathclair]

Bank Clerk (Union Bank of Canada)

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

3 April 1898

8 August 1918

Delmer George McNamee
[Crystal City]

Bank Clerk

5th Mounted Rifles, Canadian Infantry

Private

5 September 1895

6 May 1917

Henry Archie Morgan
[Shoal Lake]

Banker

Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians)

Trooper

28 October 1894

25 May 1915

Robert Demain Mungall
[Next of Kin]

Bank Clerk

Canadian Corps Cavalry Regiment

Trooper

8 August 1889

4 November 1916

Kenneth Fraser Perry
[Manitou]

Bank Clerk

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

22 February 1897

15 August 1917

George Nelson Pugh
[Armoury, Brandon College, Lenore]

Bank Clerk

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1 April 1898

21 June 1917

Albert Victor Scott
[Rapid City]

Bank Clerk

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

3 September 1897

21 August 1917

Alexander McLaren Stevenson
[MHS Memorial]

Bank Clerk

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

11 February 1898

13 November 1918

David Stanley Stewart
[Carman, Cypress River, Vimy Ridge]

Bank Clerk

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

19 May 1897

9 May 1917

Bertram Stewart Taylor
[First Baptist]

Bank Clerk

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

15 January 1895

3 October 1916

Norman James Waddell
[Minto]

Bank Clerk

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

9 August 1897

8 October 1916

Geoffrey Brougham Warde
[Next of Kin]

Bank Clerk

10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

9 November 1895

6 June 1915

George Haddon White
[Next of Kin]

Bank Clerk

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

21 April 1891

5 June 1916

Ernest John Wilkinson
[Next of Kin, Treesbank]

Bank Clerk

4th Division Ammunition Company, Canadian Field Artillery

Driver

29 September 1893

9 November 1917

Alfred Wilson
[Next of Kin]

Bank Clerk

Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians)

Private

11 May 1891

24 September 1915

See also:

Manitoba Business: Union Bank of Canada

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Camp Morton (RM of Gimli)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lakeside Fresh Air Camp for Children (RM of Gimli)

Sources:

“500 visitors attend unveiling of Union Bank war memorial,” Winnipeg Tribune, 12 July 1922, page 3.

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: 2 February 2019

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