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Manitoba History No. 89
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No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Reston War Memorial (Reston, RM of Pipestone)

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

This monument in the Reston Memorial Park, in Reston in the Rural Municipality of Pipestone, was erected in commemoration of soldiers from the local area killed during military service.

Reston War Memorial

Reston War Memorial (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.55623, W101.08927
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Thomas James Bond

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1885

2 September 1918

Adam Wilson Duff

Plumber / Farmer

107th Battalion, Canadian Pioneers

?

1890

25 October 1917

A. Elliott

?

?

?

?

?

Percy Evans

Moulder

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

20 December 1893

15 August 1918

Wilfred John Evans
[Melita]

Student

Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

9 September 1894

15 September 1916

Alexander Gordon

Farmer

3rd Battalion, Canadian Engineers

Sapper

1 December 1889

8 August 1918

Thomas Wilson Guthrie

Farmer

1st Division, Canadian Infantry

?

1892

4 October 1918

R. Hunt

?

?

?

?

?

T. Johnston

?

?

?

?

?

Albert George Kelly

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

21 November 1879

15 September 1916

Albert Edward Matthews

Carpenter

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1883

18 May 1915

D. McCormick

?

?

?

?

?

Rupert Elswood MacCready

Farmer

1st Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Private

3 September 1897

1 October 1918

John Albert Napier

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

?

1891

15 September 1916

A. Newbury

?

?

?

?

?

John Hamilton Ready

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1889

21 October 1918

James Alfred Reid

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

19 October 1884

16 August 1918

Charles Milton Stewart

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Lieutenant

29 January 1888

9 April 1917

G. Smith

?

?

?

?

?

J. Strath

?

?

?

?

?

George Stephen Whittaker
[Law Society]

Law Student, Stenographer & Telephone Operator

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

10 December 1883

24 October 1918

Andrew Whytock

Labourer

102nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1876

20 October 1916

F. Wynacott

?

?

?

?

?

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

George Alexander Birnie

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Rifleman

1924

15 August 1944

Melvyn Hamilton Brandon

418 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1915

1 April 1942

David Ellis Brownlee

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1921

28 August 1942

Earl Kitchener Bulloch

467 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1916

12 September 1944

Andrew Glen Caldwell

429 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1924

6 March 1945

Arthur Kingsley Farnie

415 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1921

2 July 1942

John Forman

75 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1920

6 October 1942

Archibald John Guthrie

9 Squadron, Royal Air Force

Squadron Leader

13 December 1911

18 December 1939

Eric Albert Holton

15th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery

Sergeant

1921

9 September 1944

Ernest William Horner

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Private

1919

13 September 1942

A. McKay

?

?

?

?

Kenneth Cameron McMurchy

424 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1925

15 February 1945

William Mennie

9th Armoured Regiment, British Columbia Dragoons, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Sergeant

1916

1 June 1945

Theodore Olenick

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Rifleman

1925

21 April 1945

Robert Franklin Ready

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

1920

29 June 1943

William Alan Robertson
[Gladstone]

405 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

15 August 1915

5 January 1942

Edwin Earle Smith

159 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

1915

12 August 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: 6 January 2018

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