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No. 87


This Old
Elevator


Abandoned
Manitoba


Memorable
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Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Rapid City War Memorial (Fifth Street, Rapid City, RM of Oakview)

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

This monument in Rapid City in the Rural Municipality of Oakview was erected in commemoration of soldiers from the local area killed during military service.

Rapid City War Memorial

Rapid City War Memorial (June 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.12308, W100.03765
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Gerald Bertram Barstowe

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1891

23 August 1917

Harold Herbert Bollman

Farmer

226th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

13 August 1894

?

James Hartwell Chapman

Printer

58th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

12 April 1917

William Chapman

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

17 February 1918

Alexander Chisholm

?

20th Army Troops Company, Royal Engineers

Corporal

?

17 May 1915

George Cuthbertson

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

30 October 1918

John Robert Forgie

Farmer

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

15 April 1893

15 January 1918

Joseph Gardner

Chauffeur

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

26 September 1916

John Rennie Greig

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

20 November 1917

Joseph Thompson Hardy

Bookkeeper

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

15 June 1915

Victor Francis Howard Hill

Farm Labourer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

29 September 1918

Douglas Hamilto Horner

Butcher

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

1888

28 April 1917

William Henry Liddicoat

Farm Labourer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

6 November 1917

Robert MacDonald
[Basswood]

Aviation

200th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

13 July 1897

25 May 1917

John Alexander McArthur

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

2 September 1918

Duncan Alexander McGregor

Grain Buyer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

1887

8 September 1916

Peter Roy McGregor

Clerk

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1887

5 June 1916

Lauchlan J. McLean

Accountant

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1883

26 October 1917

Frederick Mears

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1893

2 May 1918

Arthur Frederick Millar

Pharmacy Student

27th Squadron, Royal Air Force

2nd Lieutenant

1893

14 August 1918

John Todd Muir

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1882

7 November 1917

Edmond Nixon

Farm Labourer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1886

6 November 1917

William Ramsay

Boilermaker

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1883

25 June 1916

George Huntington Ross
[Canadian Club, Manitoba College, Next of Kin]

Barrister

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Captain

10 January 1874

24 April 1915

Albert Victor Scott
[Lakeside]

Bank Clerk

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

3 September 1897

21 August 1917

James Eales Simpson

Clerk

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Lance Sergeant

1889

11 August 1918

Victor John Simpson

Clerk

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

3 May 1917

Robert McNaught Stone

Lumber Merchant

3rd Brigade, Canadian Garrison Artillery

Gunner

1885

10 October 1918

Frank Thompson

Coach Builder

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1888

15 September 1916

Frederick Josiah Tingley DCM

Farmer

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1888

3 October 1917

John Gordon Turriff

Assistant Agent (CPR)

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

25 June 1895

25 June 1918

Robert George Tuttle

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

8 April 1918

Wallie Thomas Tuttle

Farmer

Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

20 July 1918

Reuben James Underhill

Student

Royal Air Force

Lieutenant

1890

22 February 1919

Harry Gilbert Van Brunt

Glazer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1891

7 September 1918

William Charles White

Milling

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

3 May 1917

William Winstanley

Engineer

85th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

29 September 1918

Andrew Daniel Campbell

Clerk

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1885

3 May 1917

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Alexander John Anderson

61 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1921

26 August 1944

William Argo
[Oakville]

Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

30 August 1922

29 January 1943

Leonard William Birkinshaw

407 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

1913

20 January 1943

Ronald James Christie

Royal Canadian Artillery

Gunner

1921

5 June 1942

Ronald Clark East

420 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

1922

22 July 1943

Austin Ralph Fuller

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Lance Corporal

1917

8 June 1944

Angus Beverly Harvey

50 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

1919

23 September 1944

Orie Frank Hyndman

179 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1921

22 February 1944

George Robert Graham Kite

10 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

1922

23 September 1944

Vernon Albert Lyne

4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards, Royal Canadian Artillery Corps

Private

1917

27 September 1944

Douglas William McKay

32 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Lieutenant

1917

28 February 1944

Harold Wallace McLean

Lake Superior Regiment (Motor), Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Lance Sergeant

1922

3 May 1945

Donald John McTavish

Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians), Royal Canadian Artillery Corps

Trooper

1913

24 September 1944

Mack Menzoski

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

Private

1919

9 February 1942

Gerald McTavish Milton

Royal Canadian Air Force

Aircraftman

1922

10 October 1942

Robert Percival Peters

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Corporal

1908

29 July 1944

Donald Leach Riesberry

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Lieutenant

1914

11 October 1944

Franklin Rogers

Royal Canadian Artillery

Gunner

1918

10 October 1944

Gibson Ritchie Stratford

Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1919

31 May 1942

Gordon Holton L. Underhill

1st Hussars, Royal Canadian Artillery Corps

Trooper

1917

24 March 1944

Robert James Wilson

424 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1919

29 July 1943

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 and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 24 August 2018

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