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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Margaret Cemetery / Margaret War Memorial (Margaret, RM of Riverside)

Link to:
First World War | Second World War | Other | Sources

This cemetery in the village of Margaret in the Rural Municipality of Riverside contains a monument commemorating men of the local area killed during military service in the First World War and Second World War.

Margaret Cemetery

Margaret Cemetery (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Margaret War Memorial

Margaret War Memorial (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.41442, W99.85717
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War:

Name

Occupation

Service

Death Date

Private James Gilbert Campbell (1897-1918)

Farmer

13th Company, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

25 February 1918

Private Wellington Star Garbutt (1891-1915)

Sheel Metal Worker

10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

30 December 1915

Private George Victor Lancaster (1894-1918)

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

10 August 1918

Sergeant William David McKellar (1891-1917)

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

26 October 1917

Private John Kennedy Murray (1897-1917)

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

30 October 1917

Private Edward Winship Stephens (1891-1918)

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

14 September 1918

Private George Wilken (1893-1918)

Farmer

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

28 September 1918

Second World War:

Name

Service

Death Date

Pilot Officer Alvin Alston Patton (c1915-1944)

408th Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

31 March 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: 13 October 2014

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