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Manitoba History No. 89
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No. 89

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War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Rossburn War Memorial (Rossburn, Municipality of Rossburn)

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

A monument in Rossburn, in the Municipality of Rossburn, commemorates local people who were killed during military service.

Rossburn War Memorial

Rossburn War Memorial (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.66817, W100.81101
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Donald Christian

Farmer

107th Battalion, Canadian Pioneers

?

1895

28 October 1917

Laurie Edwin Collins

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1889

2 September 1918

William Ernest Collins

Farmhand

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1881

20 August 1917

Robert Lawson Cumming
[Russell, Shoal Lake]

Commercial Traveller

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

3 December 1888

27 November 1917

Mostyn Bernard Gay

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1885

22 May 1915

Frank Manley Jackson
[Carberry]

Tinsmith and Plumber

29th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

16 March 1888

22 July 1916

Peter Oag

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

11 January 1882

28 June 1917

William Russell Preston

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1893

9 April 1917

Wilfred Lewis Strong

Switchman

4th Company, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

?

1887

28 April 1917

Peter Wilson

Jockey

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1887

21 May 1916

William Woods

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

18 January 1883

21 June 1918

Thomas Alexander Young

Merchant

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

?

1886

2 October 1918

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Oswald Walter Armstrong

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

1922

3 February 1945

Frederick Bidochka

2nd Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery

Gunner

1921

12 July 1944

Michael Bidochka

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Rifleman

1918

12 December 1944

William Joseph Cluff

Royal Canadian Engineers

Sapper

1917

28 April 1945

Alexander Kozack

Royal Canadian Artillery

Gunner

1918

10 October 1944

Everett William Miller

Highland Light Infantry of Canada, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1922

8 August 1942

Grace Audrey Moulson

Women’s Division, Royal Canadian Air Force

Aircraftwoman

1917

12 October 1944

Henry Albert Partridge

Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1920

5 March 1943

William Nelson Munro Peden

#18 Service Flying Training School, Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

1908

13 October 1944

Henry Piasta

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1920

22 December 1941

George Strank

14th Canadian Hussars, Royal Canadian Artillery Corps

Corporal

1921

22 February 1945

Frank Topolnitsky

Reginal Rifle Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Rifleman

1914

9 June 1944

Leslie Sarsfield York

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

Private

1913

22 July 1944

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: 18 June 2018

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