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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Sandy Lake and Area War Memorial (Sandy Lake, Municipality of Harrison Park)

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A monument in the village of Sandy Lake in the Rural Municipality of Harrison was erected in 1955-1956 to commemorate soldiers from the local area killed during military service.

Sandy Lake War Memorial

Sandy Lake War Memorial (July 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.52800, W100.17723
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

William Nichol Scribner

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

12 January 1918

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Jack Eastland

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

Private

1922

20 December 1944

Stuart Holmstrom
[St. James]

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

10 May 1917

20 October 1943

Steve Prokopchuk

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Rifleman

1916

6 June 1944

Sydney William Smith

The Royal Canadian Corps of Signals

Sergeant

1916

8 August 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 collected by Darryl Toews, Gordon Goldsborough, and Tim Worth.

Page revised: 20 October 2019

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