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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Shaarey Zedek War Memorial (Main Street, Winnipeg)

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A monument in the Shaarey Zedek Cemetery commemorates local persons killed during military service.

Shaarey Zedek War Memorial

Shaarey Zedek War Memorial (July 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.94476, W97.11224
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Harry W. Kaplan

Law Student

44th Wing, Royal Air Force

Cadet

23 December 1896

4 July 1918

Myer Lexier

Candy Maker

10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

12 November 1895

23 April 1917

Albert Levinson

Law Student

Lord Strathcona’s Horse, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Private

17 March 1897

10 October 1918

Alexander Martin Lyone MM

Engineering / Survey

11th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers

2nd Lieutenant

1 January 1893

26 September 1917

Nathan Pereles

Clerk

10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

7 May 1897

17 August 1918

Max Rodin

Clerk

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1 June 1896

29 October 1916

Harry Meyer Silverstein

Assistant Station Agent, CPR

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Cadet

23 December 1894

10 February 1918

Samuel Waskey

Printer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1 January 1893

25 October 1916

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Abram Arbour MC
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Warrant Officer Class II

27 July 1917

23 August 1944

Yale Berlin
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

12 Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers

Sergeant

13 January 1915

21 August 1944

Louis Blatt
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

22 August 1918

8 August 1944

Yude Brownstone
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Rifleman

19 February 1924

4 July 1944

Morris Kolesky Callan
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

102 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

29 November 1917

9 November 1942

Ernest Charlet
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Rifleman

10 April 1923

20 October 1944

James Barry Chess
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

419 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

22 October 1922

21 January 1944

Lawrence Cohen
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

2nd Royal Warwickshire Regiment

Lieutenant

5 April 1905

8 July 1944

Syd Cohen
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer Class II

5 July 1922

15 March 1943

David Charles Cramer
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

10th Armoured Regiment, Fort Garry Horse, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Trooper

26 August 1919

6 July 1944

Samuel Jacob Donen
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer Class II Navigator

23 September 1918

7 September 1943

William Harvey Dubinsky
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

Calgary Highlanders, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

26 June 1914

13 August 1944

Philip Herbert Foster
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

404 RCAF Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Squadron Leader Pilot

25 March 1905

26 May 1942

Israel Freedman
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Rifleman

28 October 1922

5 July 1944

Lesa German
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

403 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

14 August 1918

30 July 1941

Joseph Gertel

North Nova Scotia Highlanders, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

30 August 1921

8 July 1944

Alexander J. Gillman

1 Infantry Division, US Army

Private

11 June 1912

4 December 1944

M. Golden

?

?

?

?

Morris Greenberg
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

Royal Regiment of Canada, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Sergeant

9 November 1917

19 August 1942

Samuel Grossman
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

HMCS Cornwallis, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve

Sailmaker

29 December 1913

30 July 1945

Robert William Harrison
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

426 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

29 October 1912

2 November 1944

Donald Lawrence Herman
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

5 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

22 March 1912

20 May 1944

Murray Kesselman
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

199 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

29 November 1921

16 September 1944

Max Kives (Keeves)

43rd Tank Battalion, 12th Armoured Division, US Army

Corporal

20 May 1923

24 March 1945

Norman Martin Krolman
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

12th Armoured Regiment, Three Rivers Regiment, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Lieutenant

3 July 1919

23 May 1944

Jack Lupinsky
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

428 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

3 March 1919

2 November 1944

Harry Louis “Harry” Marantz
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps

Captain

13 April 1904

14 August 1944

Moie Marder

101 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

10 July 1920

30 January 1944

Melvin Maier Meyer
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

427 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

?

23 June 1943

Morris Miller
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

Royal Canadian Army Service Corps

Private

17 October 1914

4 February 1945

Harry Niznick
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

8th Durham Light Infantry

Lieutenant

6 April 1905

9 September 1944

Solomon Olfman

5 Medium Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery

Gunner

18 October 1913

31 July 1942

Maxwell Olshansky
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

Royal Canadian Air Force

Leading Aircraftman

14 July 1922

12 October 1944

Lavey Paul
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

9th Armoured Regiment, British Columbia Dragoons, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Trooper

2 January 1923

25 May 1944

Louis Paul
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

3rd Division Troops Company, Royal Canadian Army Service Corps

Private

21 August 1914

9 August 1944

Hyman Rabkin
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

415 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

16 August 1921

2 November 1944

Harry Ratner
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

427 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

13 September 1917

25 May 1945

F. Rich
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

?

?

?

?

Hymie Irving Rivkin
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

Royal Canadian Air Force

Aircraftman 1st Class

30 August 1915

28 August 1945

Hyman Rosenthal
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

1st Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment)

Lieutenant

23 October 1912

9 February 1945

Irvine Sydney Rothstein
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

75 Squadron, Royal Canadian AIr Force

Flight Sergeant

17 September 1923

6 August 1943

Hector Bernard Rubin DFC
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

419 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Lieutenant Navigator

24 June 1915

21 March 1945

Aaron Sabblut
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

Saskatoon Light Infantry (M.G.), Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1 January 1921

15 July 1943

John Myer Secter
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

1st Canadian Special Service Battalion, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Major

8 October 1913

28 May 1944

Harry Segal
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Rifleman

6 March 1918

8 June 1944

Ben-Zion Bert Shanas
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

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

Private

25 December 1917

7 December 1943

Sam Berry Sheps
[Law Society, Hebrew Sick Benefit]

Royal Canadian Artillery

Captain

4 May 1913

16 September 1944

Sydney James Shinewald
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

HMCS Guysborough, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve

Telegraphist

4 January 1925

18 March 1945

Charles Clifford Shnier
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

97 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

5 June 1916

30 July 1943

Joseph Shore
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Rifleman

10 May 1908

27 September 1944

David Jacob Shtitz
[Hebrew Sick Benefit, Portage la Prairie]

419 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

25 November 1920

30 May 1943

Sam Chester Shusterove
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

221 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

1 February 1916

23 January 1943

Robert Sirluck
[Hebrew Sick Benefit, Winkler, Morden]

76 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

15 November 1922

1 March 1944

Morris Marvin Soronow
[Hebrew Sick Benefit, Law Society]

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Lieutenant

27 March 1905

28 August 1944

Joseph Spector
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

100 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

29 April 1923

22 May 1944

William Stein
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Private

19 January 1924

26 February 1945

Hymie Steinberg
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

162 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

14 August 1925

19 December 1944

Max Stern
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

97 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

15 January 1922

27 August, 1944

Mortimer Samuel Sucharov
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

428 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

11 July 1915

2 December 1944

Jack Tass
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer Class I

7 September 1913

15 May 1944

Leon Abraham Titof
[Flin Flon, Hebrew Sick Benefit]

9 Royal Air Force Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer (Air Gunner)

16 September 1924

18 October 1943

John Henry Vanular
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

190 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

22 August 1914

11 May 1945

Gordon Vinsky
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Private

3 April 1905

1 September 1944

Theodore Benjamin Wolch

Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

23 June 1918

22 June 1942

Lone Wolinsky
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

28 October 1919

10 January 1944

Isador Nicholas Yudell
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

104 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

6 June 1916

6 January 1943

Hymie Yuffe
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Private

23 May 1923

9 December 1943

Max Zeavin
[Hebrew Sick Benefit]

426 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

23 December 1918

9 March 1943

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Shaarey Zedek Cemetery (230 Armstrong Avenue, Winnipeg)

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).

We thank the Archives of the Canadian Jewish Congress and Lynn Roseman (Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada) for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 1 December 2019

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