Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 141 years

 

Pay & Donate in the MHS Online Shop

Endangered Top 10
LG History
Awards
2020

Fundraising Dinner 2020
MHS
Fundraising
Dinner
2020

Endangered Top 10
Endangered
Top 10
2019

Jens Munk at Churchill
Field Trip:
Churchill
2020

Manitoba History No. 90
Manitoba
History

No. 90

Memorable Manitobans of 2019
Memorable
Manitobans
of 2019

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitou Community Cemetery / Archibald Cemetery / Manitou Odd Fellow War Memorial (Municipality of Pembina)

This cemetery is situated near Manitou in the Municipality of Pembina. A monument within the cemetery, unveiled on 26 June 1921, commemorates local members of the Odd Fellows who were killed during the First World War.

Manitou Community Cemetery

Manitou Community Cemetery (2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Odd Fellows war memorial in the Manitou Community Cemetery

Odd Fellows war memorial in the Manitou Community Cemetery (December 2019)
Source: Darryl Toews

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.25784, W98.54525
denoted by symbol on the map above

Odd Fellow Casualities in the First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Alexander Armstrong
[Manitou]

Labourer

31st Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

10 October 1895

14 June 1916

Edward George Mitchell
[Manitou]

Policeman

1st Battalion, Canadian Labour Corps

Regimental Sergeant Major

7 November 1877

22 September 1918

John Shelton
[Manitou, St. Andrews United]

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

8 March 1889

5 June 1917

Frank Willis
[Manitou]

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

20 October 1885

15 August 1917

See also:

Manitoba Organization: Independent Order of Odd Fellows

Sources:

“Odd Fellows’ memorial unveiled,” The Western Canadian, 30 June 1921, page 8.

A list of burials in this cemetery is available from the Manitoba Genealogical Society, including a searchable online database available to members at the MGS Manitoba Name Index (MANI). Some additional information is contained in the 1996 MGS publication Carved in Stone: Manitoba Cemeteries and Burial Sites, revised edition, Special Projects Publication, 106 pages.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 7 December 2019

Historic Sites of Manitoba

This is a collection of historic sites in Manitoba compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Browse lists of:
Museums/Archives | Buildings | Monuments | Cemeteries | Locations | Other

Please note that inclusion in this collection does not mean that a particular site has special status or protection. Some sites are on private property and permission must be secured from the owner prior to visiting.

Site information is provided by the Manitoba Historical Society as a free public service only for non-commercial purposes.


Search Tips | Suggest a Site | FAQ | Acknowledgements

Send inquiries to the MHS Webmaster.

Back to top of page

   


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2020 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.