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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Oak River War Memorial (Oak River, RM of Oakview)

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

A monument in Oak River, in the Rural Municipality of Oakview, was erected in commemoration of soldiers from the Oak River area killed during military service.

Oak River War Memorial

Oak River War Memorial (September 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.13622, W100.42931
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

David Airth

Farmer

13th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1883

5 September 1916

Albert Harry Birch

Farmer

107th Pioneer Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

22 May 1881

28 July 1917

William Joseph Blackburn

Bank Clerk

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1896

15 November 1917

John Henry Brown

Farmer

14th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

6 September 1916

William Cleaver Butcher

Steam Engineer

5th Field Company, Canadian Engineers

Sapper

1888

21 March 1917

William Christie

Farmer

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

1892

26 September 1916

Ernest Theodore Cleaver

Farm Labourer

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Sergeant

6 September 1895

2 June 1917

William Ernest Few

Shoemaker

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

1895

4 June 1915

Alexander Green

Foreman

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1891

5 June 1916

Albert Gilbert

Labourer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

28 July 1918

David Gibson MM & Bar, MC

Grocer

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

19 June 1891

9 August 1918

William Albert Howden

?

29th Squadron, Royal Air Force

2nd Lieutenant

?

9 November 1918

A. Hunter

?

?

?

?

?

John Frederick Jakens

?

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

?

24 October 1918

J. Kerniss

?

?

?

?

?

W. E. Kewley

?

?

?

?

?

James Allen Mason

Farm Labourer

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

6 October 1916

John Albert McHerness

Mechanic

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

5 April 1890

15 September 1916

Robert Milne

Farmer

28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

12 October 1915

William Thomas Morris

Farm Hand

28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

6 June 1916

J. Noble

?

?

?

?

?

Newton James Page
[Armoury]

Farm Hand

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

19 November 1887

16 August 1918

Frank Wesley Peters MM

Clerk

9th Battalion, Essex Regiment, British Army

2nd Lieutenant

1893

18 July 1917

William Ramsay

Boiler Maker

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1883

25 June 1916

H. Rust

?

?

?

?

?

Robert Allan Shields

Fireman

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

13 June 1916

J. Sweet

?

?

?

?

?

Alan Deane Tinsley
[Hamiota]

Soldier

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

27 March 1887

13 May 1915

Howard James Tudhope

Farmer

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

28 August 1918

A. Tufts

?

?

?

?

?

George Weston Walker

Locomotive Fireman

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1885

15 August 1917

Albert Edwin Hewitt Wardle

Farmer

11th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

25 August 1916

Francis Battison Webster
[Armoury]

Farmer

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Private

2 September 1893

8 October 1916

Harry White MM

Labourer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1875

16 August 1917

William Yandeau

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

4 April 1895

27 August 1915

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

James Elmar Cleaver

Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Trooper

23 July 1916

9 March 1944

William Dutka

25th Armoured Delivery Regiment, Elgin Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery Corps

Trooper

14 January 1912

9 June 1944

Donald Frederick Glinz

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

30 January 1919

7 May 1942

Cornelius Hayhurst

Royal Canadian Artillery

Gunner

19 February 1923

29 August 1942

William Robert Hawthorne

172 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

16 August 1919

15 December 1942

Gerald McTavish Milton

Royal Canadian Air Force

Aircraftman 2nd Class

25 September 1922

10 October 1942

John Malcolm McCallum

166 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer Class I

28 February 1923

10 April 1944

Kenneth Frank Peters

Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

24 September 1922

20 December 1941

Alfred Meredith Pringle

Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

12 October 1910

19 August 1942

Edwin G. Rothney

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Private

10 January 1913

26 July 1944

Harvey Dyson Shaw

2nd Armoured Regiment, Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians), Royal Canadian Artillery Corps

Lieutenant

1918

5 January 1945

Nelson J. Vickery

Regina Rifle Regiment

Rifleman

21 February 1916

9 June 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, Darryl Toews, and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 24 February 2019

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