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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Roland War Memorial (Roland, RM of Roland)

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

A monument in Roland, in the Rural Municipality of Roland, was erected in 1922 to commemorate those from the local area killed in the First World War. Those killed during the Second World War were added later.

Postcard view of the Roland War Memorial

Postcard view of the Roland War Memorial (no date)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2014-0315

Roland War Memorial

Roland War Memorial (September 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.36588, W97.93932
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

William Baker

?

?

?

?

?

Ernest Burns

?

?

?

?

?

Rae Cameron
[Eatons, Next of Kin]

Clerk

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

28 January 1888

8 October 1916

George S. Dale

?

?

?

?

?

Elmer John Dickinson

Physician

Canadian Army Medical Corps

Captain

1887

4 February 1924

John Faulder

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

13 February 1917

Alexander Grant

?

?

?

?

?

Basil Ward Guilbert

Teamster

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

14 April 1917

Victoria Belle Hennan

Nurse

General Hospital 9, Canadian Army Medical Corps

Nurse

1886

23 October 1918

Frank Alexander Higgins
[Brandon College, Trinity Baptist]

Teacher

3rd Division Mechanical Transport Company, Canadian Army Service Corps

Private

10 June 1896

4 February 1919

Norman College Holtby

Fireman

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1892

3 October 1916

Willliam George Johns

Clerk

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1899

7 August 1917

William Johnstone

?

?

?

?

?

Hubert William Kimble

Farmer

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1889

28 August 1918

James Ezra Kitching

Farmer

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1883

16 August 1917

Harvey Robert Langtry

?

Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

18 April 1918

Arthur James Laughlin
[Vimy Ridge]

Student

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1889

23 August 1917

Alexander Michie

Printer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

23 August 1880

23 April 1915

Alfred Ernest Morison
[Sperling]

Conductor

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

26 February 1891

9 April 1917

William Harold Morison

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

3 May 1917

John Elliot Muir

Farmer

Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians)

Private

1891

30 March 1918

James Stuart Muir

Farmer

4th Trench Mortar Battery

Bdr.

1889

27 September 1918

William Ogilvie

Blacksmith

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

15 September 1916

Alexander Phillips

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

12 April 1917

George Wilbert Ruth

Farmer

?

Private

1877

12 February 1931

Robert Samuel Shemming

Blacksmith

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1893

20 October 1918

Lorne Gibson Shewfelt

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

9 April 1917

William John Smallwood

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

14 November 1917

George Stacey

Car Man

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

12 May 1892

28 April 1917

Herbert Sudds

?

?

?

?

?

John Stewart Sutton Swain MM & Bar
[Carman, Vimy Ridge, Wesley College]

Teacher

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

6 February 1893

3 June 1917

Duncan Turner

Blacksmith

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1878

28 August 1918

Charles Urquhart

Farmer

Canadian Army Service Corps

Driver

1892

21 May 1929

John Alexander “Jack” Welch

Student

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

19 May 1898

11 December 1919

Prince George Wheater

Stenographer

28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

10 October 1918

Robert Stewart Whiteford

Clerk

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

Lance Corporal

26 February 1895

30 March 1918

George Williams

?

?

?

?

?

Ernest John Woodgate
[Next of Kin, Wesley College]

Student

Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1888

15 September 1916

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Victor William Aitken

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

Private

1920

3 March 1945

John LaPointe Berry

424 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1922

31 March 1944

Clare Reid Cameron

550 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

1912

30 August 1944

John Gunn

Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

8 January 1909

15 December 1941

Kenneth Melvin Hancock

Royal Canadian Air Force

Leading Aircraftman

1921

6 January 1943

Allan Raymond Kitching

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

Trooper

1921

25 May 1944

Diedrich Victor Klassen

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

Private

1923

23 July 1943

Orville Lytle

434 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1912

27 September 1943

Murton Lawrence McClay

102 Squadron, Royal Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1920

31 August 1943

Donald McDonald

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

Private

1922

3 August 1944

George McKay

Royal Canadian Army Service Corps

Private

1923

2 April 1944

Lewis James MacLennan

2nd Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery

Gunner

1910

8 May 1942

Murray Langtry McPherson

626 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1921

25 April 1944

Robert Clifford Middleton Pannebaker

Fort Garry Horse, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Trooper

1915

11 June 1944

Robert John Patterson

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

Corporal

31 May 1922

21 January 1945

Cecil Phillips

433 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1917

30 January 1944

David Smith Urquhart

425 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1921

7 December 1942

Lloyd Pierson Webster

419 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer

1920

26 November 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: 2 February 2019

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