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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Pipestone War Memorial (Pipestone, RM of Pipestone)

A monument at Pipestone, in the Rural Municipality of Pipestone, was erected in 1986 to commemorate soldiers from the local area killed during military service. A list of casualties in the First World War and Second World War is displayed at the Pipestone Hall (about N49.55627 W100.94610).

Pipestone War Memorial

Pipestone War Memorial (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.55582, W100.94549
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Thomas Wilson Bartholomew

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

26 December 1885

13 March 1917

David Cowie

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

21 April 1893

9 April 1917

Edward George Cullen
[Vimy Ridge]

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

15 September 1898

12 April 1917

William Henry Ferguson

Farm Laborer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

4 May 1896

7 September 1916

James Flannery

Farmer

Royal Canadian Dragoons

Private

8 June 1889

30 March 1918

Jean Etienne Marie Forissier
[St. Boniface]

Farmer

99e Régiment d'Infanterie, French Army 

Soldat

23 July 1887

20 August 1914

A. E. Holland

?

?

?

?

?

Arthur Edwin James
[Brandon Armoury, Virden]

Farm Laborer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

31 July 1892

28 September 1918

Thomas Kasto

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1 May 1892

21 August 1917

George Alexander Kennedy

Locomotive Fireman

3rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

20 January 1891

3 September 1916

William Scott Kennedy MM

Clerk

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

7 September 1896

3 November 1917

George Herbert Ledingham

Teamster

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

17 February 1887

1 October 1918

James Fulton Lothian
[Agricultural College]

Farmer (Pipestone, MB)

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

6 April 1893

19 June 1920

Robert Inglis "Bob" Lothian
[Engineering Graduates]

Electrical Engineer

8th Field Company, Canadian Engineers

Sapper

12 January 1889

4 April 1916

Herbert William Luck  

Hotel Clerk

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Sergeant

25 February 1885

1 October 1916

Charles MacKenzie

Farmer

179th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

24 May 1883

8 January 1917

Thomas Ewing McLaren

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1 September 1879

8 October 1916

William Norman Menzies
[Brandon Armoury, Virden]

Farmer

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

4 November 1888

28 August 1918

Edward Ramsay Milne DCM & Bar, MC

Farmer

10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Captain

6 February 1888

10 October 1918

Raymond Pigg

Clerk, Royal Bank of Canada

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

29 October 1896

20 November 1916

John Lindsay Reid

Farm Laborer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

24 January 1894

23 April 1917

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Leonard Morris Barré
[Virden]

Royal Canadian Army Service Corps

Private

24 April 1915

9 May 1945

Richard Ellsworth Drake 

57 (RAF) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

3 September 1913

25 July 1941

George Cornwall English
[Virden]

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

19 March 1919

3 June 1942

Robert McWhirter Hamilton

Royal Canadian Engineers

Sapper

22 June 1903

29 June 1941

Douglas Noel Hay 

425 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

25 December 1913

2 March 1944

John Neufeld 

Lake Superior Regiment (Motor), Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

25 December 1917

1 October 1944

Stanley Graham Nichols
[Melita]

Calgary Highlanders, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

28 February 1921

25 July 1944

John Emmanuel Sumpton 

102 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

3 December 1917

17 June 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).

We thank Sharon Simms for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 25 October 2020

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