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

First World War





Birth Date

Death Date

William Nichol Scribner


78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry



12 January 1918

Second World War




Birth Date

Death Date

Jack Eastland

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



20 December 1944

Stuart Holmstrom
[St. James]

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps


10 May 1917

20 October 1943

Steve Prokopchuk

Royal Winnipeg Rifles



6 June 1944

Sydney William Smith

The Royal Canadian Corps of Signals



8 August 1944


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: 30 January 2021

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