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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Minitonas War Memorial (Minitonas, Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman)

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

A monument in Minitonas in the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman was erected in commemoration of soldiers from the local area killed during military service. The monument was badly damaged in a windstorm in July 2017.

Minitonas War Memorial

Minitonas War Memorial (July 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N52.08631, W101.04177
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Harold Coulthurst

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

9 April 1917

A. Evans

?

?

?

?

?

Seymour Arthur Gilroy

Farmer

29th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1892

6 November 1917

Richard Henry Gough

Farm Labourer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

11 August 1918

Joseph Frederick Godin

Logger

102nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1882

28 November 1916

Arthur Haggerty

Plasterer

31st Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1886

24 September 1916

George Hunter

Farmer

28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1888

6 June 1916

Stanley Christopher Henderson

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

12 August 1915

David Andrew Hilland

Farrier

4th Division, Ammunition Column, Canadian Field Artillery

Staff Sergeant

1891

16 October 1918

Charles John Ivens
[Virden]

Farmer

31st Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

19 November 1887

9 November 1917

Walter Eckford Laing

Plumber

2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

13 November 1876

10 September 1916

Alfred George Kerley

Clerk

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1878

10 August 1918

William Andrew McCleary

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1889

8 May 1917

A. McDonald

?

?

?

?

?

Alexander Campbell McPhee

Farm Labourer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1896

15 September 1918

Frank Moline

Farmer

29th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

21 August 1917

Robert Chester Sargent

Farmer & Teacher

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Private

1895

16 September 1916

Charles Bradlaw Stevenson

Labourer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1887

26 September 1916

Harold Reuben Taverner

Merchant

29th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1882

17 April 1917

Robert John Walker

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

14 December 1892

6 November 1917

Arthur Edward West
[Armoury, Brandon Hills, Carberry]

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

28 April 1899

27 September 1918

Stuart Robertson Widmeyer MM

Student

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

1895

1 October 1918

Meredith Wray

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

30 October 1917

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Alexander Brown

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

18 February 1920

26 May 1943

William Kokot

Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

21 September 1922

17 April 1945

Emil Lewicki

14 Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery

Gunner

7 August 1922

19 September 1944

Johnstone Macdonald Maltman

12th Armoured Regiment, Three Rivers Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery Corps

Trooper

19 October 1920

14 October 1943

David James Pogue

Lanark & Renfrew Scottish Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Lance Corporal

14 December 1921

2 September 1944

Norman Archibald Hunter Pott
[Brierley School]

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

26 June 1921

11 February 1944

David Thomas Shand

North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

30 January 1918

23 August 1944

Frederick G. Shiel

Saskatoon Light Infantry (M.G.), Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

2 January 1922

24 December 1944

Earl Beaverley Till

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

5 September 1920

1 January 1942

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).

Historic Minitonas, Man. cenotaph destroyed by storm,” CBC News, 9 July 2017.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 11 April 2019

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