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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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Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
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Memorable Manitobans
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Roblin War Memorial (Roblin, Municipality of Roblin)

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

A monument in Roblin, in the Municipality of Roblin, was erected in commemoration of people from the local area killed during military service.

Roblin War Memorial

Roblin War Memorial (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N51.22949, W101.34478
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Gustav “Gus” Andersen

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

23 October 1918

W. Arnold

?

?

Private

?

?

James Boucher

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

3 June 1916

Frank Burt

Cabinet Maker

13th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1876

24 September 1916

Gordon Chaple

Farmer

107th Pioneer Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1888

23 March 1917

George Day

Engineer

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1884

23 December 1916

Walter Day

Clerk

13th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

24 April 1915

Albert Henry “Bert” Detmold

Farmer

107th Pioneer Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1885

15 August 1917

Isaac John Frost

Farmer

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

2 November 1917

Clarence Frederick Fisher

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

29 September 1918

Wilfred Malahon Gascoyne

Labourer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

9 May 1916

Robert Cyril Victor Gaunt

Farmer

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

13 May 1897

16 September 1916

Leonard Samuel Gysin

Merchant

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Captain

1882

26 September 1916

W. Leon Holmes

Teamster

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Private

1889

9 April 1917

Jake Hrynchuk

?

?

Private

?

?

Thomas “Tom” Irvine

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

9 May 1917

Jacob Kundert

Farmer

107th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1882

9 December 1916

Roy Lindsay

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

22 November 1891

5 June 1916

George William Cobbold Lawton

Labourer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1873

6 November 1917

Robert Henderson McCrae
[Gladstone, McCreary]

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

17 May 1894

11 November 1918

Neil McIntyre

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1889

4 January 1918

Peter Scot McNicol

Labourer

?

Private

1893

22 September 1924

Walter Stewart McNicol

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

9 April 1917

Ernest Montsion

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1891

29 September 1918

Frederick Neale

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

4 October 1916

Arne Novdahl

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1882

28 April 1917

Percy Spurton Rodgers

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1891

15 September 1916

James Alexander Thomas Spencer Rogers

Farmer and ex-Fireman

29th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

25 April 1885

27 September 1916

Stanley Boote Rowles

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1888

28 April 1917

Thomas Scrimshaw
[Armoury]

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

18 April 1896

5 September 1918

J. Simpson

?

?

Private

?

?

Frederick Arnold Smith

Plasterer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

15 August 1917

Herbert Francis “Frank” Steer
[Treesbank]

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

10 March 1886

10 June 1916

Sergeant Joseph Hensworth Sweezey

Barber

107th Pioneer Battalion, Canadian Pioneers

Sergeant

1892

15 August 1917

Arthur Taylor

Butcher

29th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

6 April 1916

Roy Eric Taylor

Butcher

29th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

16 August 1917

Peter Francois van der Maaten (Martin)
[Hamiota]

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

18 September 1896

5 June 1916

Archibald Wilmott

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1881

25 October 1916

Francis Joseph Whittam

?

Lancashire Fusiliers, British Army

Second Lieutenant

1878

1 July 1916

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Stephen Andronyk

Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise’s)

Lance Corporal

1921

9 August 1944

Clarence Francis Bangle

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

Lance Corporal

1920

23 May 1944

John Roy Brumwell
[Tummel]

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Rifleman

10 July 1917

6 September 1944

Herbert Thomas Burrell

Saskatoon Light Infantry (MG), Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1919

18 December 1943

Ralph Henry Brydon

Canadian Scottish Regiment

Private

1921

10 June 1944

William Burns

431 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1922

22 October 1943

G. Contois

?

?

?

?

Alexander William Craib

The Canadian Provost Corps

Corporal

1895

24 November 1941

Thomas Craib

The Canadian Provost Corps

Corporal

1921

3 January 1944

Gordon Roger Crane

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

Private

1920

24 January 1944

Glen Allen Finch

8th Light Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery

Gunner

1908

7 August 1944

Roy Henry Freeland

First Canadian Army Signals, The Royal Canadian Corps of Signals

Lance Corporal

1916

26 December 1942

David Funk

Royal Canadian Army Service Corps

Private

28 July 1906

14 July 1944

James Henry Fullerton

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Rifleman

1913

8 June 1944

Hymie Greenberg

The Royal Canadian Corps of Signals

Signalman

1919

19 December 1941

Mark Grozik

Canadian Scottish Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1923

8 June 1944

John Leighton Harrison
[Flin Flon]

Regina Rifle Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Rifleman

10 September 1906

8 June 1944

James Mitchell Hunter

104 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

21 May 1916

11 January 1944

Colin Ian Jakeman

77 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1923

29 June 1944

Reginald Jarvis

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Lance Sergeant

1914

11 November 1944

John Edward Johnston
[Tummel]

South Saskatchewan Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

29 July 1910

19 August 1942

Stuart Ross Kelso

429 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1921

4 December 1943

Clare Davidson Kines
[Tummel, Winnipeg Rifles]

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Lance Corporal

1 November 1914

8 June 1944

Gabriel David Laplante

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1918

25 November 1943

David Larocque

South Saskatchewan Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Lance Corporal

1915

9 March 1945

George Russell Large

408 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Lieutenant

1919

16 April 1945

David Ingles Livingston
[Tummel]

8th Field Squadron, Royal Canadian Engineers

Lance Corporal

1920

11 November 1944

Frank Lupichuk

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Private

1919

13 September 1944

John Henry Finnis Madden

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Private

10 January 1911

19 August 1942

Walter Melnychenko

1st Company, The Canadian Provost Corps

Private

1920

19 September 1945

William Nykolaishen

Highland Light Infantry of Canada, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1922

25 July 1944

Charles Alexander Ritchie

420 Snowy Owl Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1921

16 March 1944

Harry Kelso Robertson
[Tummel]

Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

8 December 1916

21 January 1942

Harold Rowan

Seaforth Highlanders of Canada

Private

1908

8 December 1943

Peter Rurak

Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Trooper

1924

27 September 1945

Anthony Shymkiw

Calgary Highlanders, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1923

22 September 1944

Harry Slusar

Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1905

19 August 1942

John Allen Thompson

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

20 July 1922

14 July 1944

Francis Henry Ward

Regina Rifle Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Rifleman

1912

11 June 1944

John William Whyte

HMCS Alberni, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve

Able Seaman

1913

21 August 1944

Donald Williamson Jr.

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise’s)

Private

20 September 1921

1 August 1944

Nicholas Yaworski

Lake Superior Regiment (Motor), Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1922

9 August 1944

Korean War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Harry Bowman Brydon

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

Private

1927

8 October 1951

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: 5 August 2019

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