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Manitoba History No. 89
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No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
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Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Minto War Memorial (Minto, Municipality of Grassland)

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

A monument in Minto, in the Municipality of Grassland, was erected in commemoration of soldiers from the local area killed during military service.

Minto War Memorial

Minto War Memorial (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.40705, W100.02454
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

John Abbott

Farmer

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Private

1868

8 May 1915

David Miller Calderwood

Carpenter

20th Squadron, Royal Air Force

2nd Lieutenant

1892

20 September 1918

Allistar Chambers
[Armoury]

Farm Labourer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

14 May 1895

2 October 1918

John Dickson

?

?

?

?

?

James Edward Garwell

Farm Labourer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

1893

3 May 1917

William Grigg

?

?

?

?

?

Sidney Halliday

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

11 August 1918

Charles Wesley Lovatt
[Bunclody, Next of Kin, Souris, Wesley College]

Student

12th Field Ambulance, Canadian Army Medical Corps

Private

1886

29 October 1917

Angus Lawrence McIntyre

Fireman

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

15 August 1917

Alfred Christopher McLatchie MM
[Armoury]

Brakeman

10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

5 November 1894

20 April 1918

James Meek

Farm Labourer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

16 September 1916

George Elmore Pringle

Farm Labourer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

27 September 1918

David Ribbans

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1883

10 April 1917

John Sheppard

Carpenter and Barber

Depot Battalion

Private

1889

16 April 1918

Thomas Henry Tyreman
[Boissevain]

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

3 June 1917

Norman James Waddell
[Lakeside]

Bank Clerk

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

9 August 1897

8 October 1916

James Philip Wark

Plumber

Royal Flying Corps

Am.

1893

10 February 1918

Lawrence Loudon Wark

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

7 May 1917

Harold White

?

?

?

?

?

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Cecil John Graham
[Boissevain]

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Rifleman

4 September 1920

6 June 1944

William Fraser Kinsley
[Boissevain]

The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada

Private

17 March 1918

1 November 1944

Douglas Peter Lamont
[Boissevain]

Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

3 November 1918

22 April 1943

Spencer Edwin Leppert
[Boissevain]

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

29 August 1923

7 December 1944

Earl Rennick Little
[Boissevain]

Regina Rifle Regiment

Rifleman

19 July 1920

25 September 1944

Donald John MacDonald
[Boissevain]

1st Armoured Car Regiment, Royal Canadian Dragoons

Trooper

2 August 1924

16 April 1945

William Mowatt
[Boissevain]

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

11 February 1908

23 May 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).

We thank Cheryl Wark for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 3 February 2019

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