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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Sanford War Memorial (Sanford, RM of Macdonald)

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

A monument in Sanford, in the Rural Municipality of Macdonald, commemorates soldiers from the local area killed during military service.

Sanford War Memorial

Sanford War Memorial (September 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.68012, W97.44808
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Robert Addison

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

28 October 1878

25 October 1916

Percy Harry Blanks

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1 November 1895

27 September 1918

Urith George Bernard “Barney” Curtain

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

6 December 1896

9 May 1917

Charles Toyne Elmhirst

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

31 March 1896

27 March 1917

John Warren Evans

Salesman

2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

9 February 1888

23 July 1916

Joseph Delbert Graham

Gasoline Engineer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

20 March 1896

17 October 1918

Robert Jenkinson

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1 November 1892

8 October 1916

Llewelyn Jones

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

11 June 1883

11 May 1917

Alfred Wright Martin

Farm Hand

3rd Tunnelling Company, Canadian Engineers

Sapper

4 June 1895

16 October 1917

John Millar

?

?

?

?

?

James Sewell Moffat

Farmer

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Private

1 October 1893

28 December 1918

Robert John Moffat

Monotype Operator

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

21 November 1891

10 April 1917

Ethelbert Howard Nugent

Farmer & Chauffeur

Canadian Army Service Corps

Private

2 January 1898

19 July 1919

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Carl Donald Johnston

525 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

7 April 1916

6 March 1944

James Alexander Mawson

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1920

21 August 1943

William John Miller

Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

1917

26 August 1943

Arthur Anthony Moors

Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

1922

8 April 1943

Gifford W. Sedgwick

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Rifleman

1917

18 October 1944

Stanley Ernest Zadorozny

432 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1923

18 December 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, Darryl Toews, and Tim Worth.

Page revised: 5 July 2017

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