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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ridgeville Centennial Plaque / War Memorial Plaque (Ridgeville, Municipality of Emerson-Franklin)

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There are two plaques on the side of the Community Hall at Ridgeville in the Municipality of Emerson-Franklin. One was erected in 1967 to commemorate the Centenary of Canadian Confederation. Next to it is a plaque commemorating those from the Ridgeville area who were killed during service during military service.

Ridgeville Centennial Plaque, beside a War Memorial Plaque

Ridgeville Centennial Plaque, beside a War Memorial Plaque (May 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.06173, W97.01002
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War:





Birth Date

Death Date

Henry Walter Collins


8th Light Trench Mortar Battery


7 June 1896

29 September 1918

Alexander Marshall


1st Canadian Mounted Rifles


27 December 1882

20 August 1917

Everett Kirkpatrick


Royal North West Mounted Police


24 January 1898

29 June 1918

Second World War:




Birth Date

Death Date

Allan Martin Fostey

405 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

30 August 1920

9 February 1945

Hector Lochhead

298 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

6 February 1924

25 February 1945

Clarence Alvin Turner

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

22 December 1922

6 November 1943


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 (

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: 27 January 2021

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