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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lansdowne War Memorial (Arden, RM of Lansdowne)

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A monument in the village of Arden, in the Rural Municipality of Lansdowne, was erected in commemoration of soldiers from the Lansdowne area killed during military service.

Lansdowne War Memorial

Lansdowne War Memorial (August 2011)
Source: Allan Drysdale

Site Location (lat/long): N50.27692, W99.27003
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Stanley Barr

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

23 August 1917

George Gerald Bowman

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1896

15 September 1916

William Amos Norris Butler

Student

Royal Air Force

2nd Lieutenant

1890

2 August 1918

Lawrence Buchanan

Farm Labourer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

25 December 1917

Francis William “Fred” Clark

Labourer

31st Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

6 June 1916

Walter Day

Farmer

2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

1890

9 September 1916

Milford John Diehl

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1893

7 April 1917

Joseph Rolfe Gibson

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1899

2 September 1918

Walter McNicol Halliday
[Gladstone]

Riveter & Blacksmith

Inland Water Transport, Royal Engineers

Sapper

28 August 1890

31 March 1918

William Walter Haygreen

Farmer

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1888

9 November 1916

Francis Bennett “Frank” Haywood

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

25 October 1916

George Frederick Hoddinott

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1879

15 August 1918

Alexander Ingram

Farm Labourer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

7 June 1896

29 September 1918

Thomas Jackson

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

30 October 1917

Richard Hamilton Lloyd

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

27 September 1918

James Alexander Lobban

Student

5th Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1888

2 June 1916

Frederick William McRae

Railway Mail Clerk

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

2 June 1917

John Arthur Oakes

Clerk

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

12 April 1917

George Alfred Peacock

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1886

7 May 1917

Ernest Lawrence Reilly

Student

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1889

11 September 1917

Ben Singleton

Farmer

2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

3 May 1917

George William Watson

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1883

6 November 1917

George Robert Younger

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1898

30 August 1918

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Frank Earl Burton

Royal Canadian Air Force

Airman

1923

12 December 1942

Grenville Smith-Windsor

104 Squadron, Royal Air Force

Pilot Officer

1912

26 June 1942

Robert McLean Brown
[Neepawa]

The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada

Private

23 October 1915

8 August 1944

Bruce Albert Sneesby

18th Armoured Car Regiment, 12th Manitoba Dragoons, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Trooper

1918

8 February 1945

Benjamin Walter Singleton

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Lance Corporal

1918

22 January 1943

Robert Murray Pennie

10th Armoured Regiment, Fort Garry Horse, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Trooper

1924

1 September 1944

Harvey Anson McGorman

Royal Regiment of Canada

Private

1920

28 August 1944

William Howard Ritchey

Queen’s Own Highlanders of Canada

Lance Corporal

1905

26 July 1944

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).

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 8 October 2016

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