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Manitoba History No. 89
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War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Niverville War Memorial (Niverville)

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

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.

Niverville war memorial

Niverville war memorial (July 2013)
Source: Jean McManus

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

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

George William Barrett
[Ritchot]

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

6 April 1889

15 August 1917

Alex Batchelor

Clerk

3rd Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Corporal

1896

30 September 1918

George French
[Ritchot]

Brakesman

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

2 October 1894

27 August 1918

Robert Grant “Putts” McVicar MM
[Ritchot]

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

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

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

David H. Hiebert

Lake Superior Regiment (Motor), Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1 February 1923

3 November 1944

Frederick Vere Webb
[Ritchot]

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.

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

Page revised: 1 July 2019

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