Historic Sites of Manitoba: Niverville War Memorial (Niverville)

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The Niverville Remembrance Memorial in the Town of Niverville was constructed in 1997 in memory of veterans who served in the First World War and Second World War. The soldier on the memorial was designed by local resident Pat Penner.

On the sides of the war memorial are two plaques, one commemorating the Town of Niverville and the other commemorateing the members of the community.

Niverville war memorial

Niverville war memorial (July 2013)
Source: Jean McManus

Niverville war memorial

Niverville war memorial (June 2022)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.60605, W97.03933
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War





Birth Date

Death Date

George William Barrett


8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry


6 April 1889

15 August 1917

Alex Batchelor


3rd Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps



30 September 1918

George French


27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry


2 October 1894

27 August 1918

Robert Grant “Putts” McVicar MM


78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry


1 January 1895

9 April 1917

Others who served included Alfred Blair, Max Bronstone, Robert L. Clarke, James French, Cecil Harrison, Guy Harrison, Edward Harrison, John Muir, William Stanning, David Stott, Henry Strange, and Harold L. Taylor.

Second World War




Birth Date

Death Date

David H. Hiebert

Lake Superior Regiment (Motor), Royal Canadian Infantry Corps


1 February 1923

3 November 1944

Frederick Vere Webb

427 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

10 May 1916

16 September 1943

Others who served included William D. Beaton, Joesph Belanger, Irene E. Church, John Church, Lynn Condon, David Doerksen, Delmar Eby, Ernest Fehler, Henry Fehler, Robert Forest, Eugene Gauthier, Ulderic Grant, David Hiebert, John Hiebert, Daniel Hildebrand, Joe Kreibich, Bill Kuzenko, Edward T. Leppky, Frank Neufeld, Gordon Otley, Peter Sofroniuk, David Stott, Jack Stott, Donald Wallace, John Wallace, Henry Ward, Allan A. Wiebe, and Stuart Wittick.


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 Jean McManus, Tighe McManus, Gordon Goldsborough, Darryl Toews, George Penner, and Tim Worth.

Page revised: 11 June 2022

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