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Manitoba History No. 89
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War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
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Abandoned Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Shoal Lake War Memorial (Shoal Lake, RM of Yellowhead)

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

The Shoal Lake War Monument was erected in 1952 in Shoal Lake, in the Rural Municipality of Yellowhead, to commemorate local people killed during military service.

Shoal Lake War Memorial

Shoal Lake War Memorial (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.43662, W100.59899
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

George Henry Chandler

Farmer & Policeman

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1886

4 March 1918

Gordon Chaple

Farmer

107th Pioneer Battalion, Canadian Pioneers

Private

1888

23 March 1917

Charles Robert Cooper

Tailor & Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

8 August 1918

Robert Lawson Cumming
[Rossburn, Russell]

Commercial Traveller

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

3 December 1888

27 November 1916

William Robert Dick

Farmer

1st Depot Battalion, Manitoba Regiment

Private

20 March 1895

21 May 1918

George Dick

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1887

12 April 1917

John Dick MM

Barber

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

1892

1 October 1918

Herbert Drury

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

1 October 1918

Arthur Roy Dunn MM

Farmer

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

28 April 1917

John Dyler

Farmer

2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

3 September 1916

Sidney M. Gibbs

Clerk

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1882

5 June 1915

Arthur Henry Greenshaw MM

Farmer

28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1 August 1898

9 September 1918

Charles Greenshaw

Farmer

54th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

21 July 1900

2 September 1918

Robert Edgar Grieve

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

11 May 1918

Joseph Griffiths MC

Farmer

73rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

24 December 1888

2 March 1917

Robert Ernest Hainstock

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

19 January 1918

George William Hepworth
[Field Ambulance, Medical College, Strathclair]

Medical Student

11th Field Ambulance, Canadian Army Medical Corps

Private

1894

6 July 1917

Herbert William Ross Lauder

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1894

26 August 1918

John McGrath

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1881

8 November 1917

John Alexander McArthur

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

2 September 1918

A. James McArthur

Farmer

200th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

28 December 1896

25 May 1917

Angus Daniel McDonald
[Lakeside, Strathclair]

Bank Clerk (Union Bank of Canada)

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

3 April 1898

8 August 1918

Hugh McNair
[Hamiota]

Farmer

11th Reserve Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

16 December 1896

25 May 1917

Percy Harold Medcalf

Mail Clerk

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1889

21 November 1917

William James Menzies

Merchant

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

1892

8 August 1918

Reginald John Miller

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

30 April 1917

John Willard Moffett

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

8 August 1918

Wilbert Wilson Morey

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1898

9 August 1918

Henry Archie Morgan
[Lakeside]

Banker

Lord Strathcona’s Horse, RCAC

Trooper

28 October 1894

25 May 1915

Arthur Gordon Morris

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1883

1 October 1918

James Randall Munshaw

Law Student

161st Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

1883

22 February 1919

Thomas Other

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1891

2 September 1918

Ronald Campbell Palmer

Clerk

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1885

9 April 1917

R. Reece

?

?

?

?

?

Owen Roberts
[Strathclair]

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1875

15 November 1917

Gordon Wilfred Ross

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

9 August 1918

Peter Russell

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1888

13 February 1917

James Simpson

Teamster

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1891

24 April 1916

Benjamin Henry Stevens

Blacksmith

Canadian Engineers

Sapper

1881

8 February 1919

Hector Clarke Thompson

Bank Clerk

11th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps

2nd Lieutenant

1898

18 September 1916

William Roy Thompson
[Hamiota]

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

24 April 1896

28 April 1917

Harry White MM

Labourer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1875

16 August 1917

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Herbert John Beaton

431 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

19 February 1915

5 March 1945

James Alton Cassells

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

Private

26 July 1922

15 December 1943

Philip Chura

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Private

4 November 1904

12 July 1943

Walter James Deller

2nd Armoured Regiment, Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians), Royal Canadian Artillery Corps

Trooper

22 July 1922

4 January 1945

Lloyd Eby Findlay

415 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

12 May 1917

13 July 1944

Donald Peter Gnutel

Lincoln and Welland Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

18 April 1920

29 April 1945

John Melrose Grieve

427 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

2 February 1920

21 December 1943

Steve Hnatiw

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise’s)

Corporal

20 August 1917

21 April 1945

Francis Surrage Jenkins

458 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer Class II

25 August 1920

25 February 1943

Percy Hallowes Wray Johnston Johnston

200 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

24 October 1911

27 August 1943

Sam Krysowaty
[Lenore]

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

Private

31 March 1915

23 May 1944

Lawrence Raymond Lussier

3 Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery

Lance Sergeant

2 August 1921

4 September 1944

Orin Clemens Markle

Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

23 May 1920

7 March 1944

Jack Wellington Markle

408 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

7 March 1915

9 May 1942

Allan Hector McDonald

18th Armoured Car Regiment, 12th Manitoba Dragoons, Royal Canadian Artillery Corps

Trooper

18 January 1918

30 August 1944

Ellis George McLeod

106 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

3 April 1923

28 July 1943

James Kitchener Menzies

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Private

14 March 1915

27 October 1944

Wesley Williams Miskow

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Sergeant

16 March 1921

6 June 1944

Gordon Brydon Nesbitt

432 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

17 May 1917

16 July 1943

Joseph Prayzner

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Corporal

12 March 1914

9 October 1944

Wesley W. Shwaluk

1st Canadian Parachute Battalion,  Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

28 July 1922

9 June 1944

Douglas Bryant Stone

428 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

21 June 1915

27 September 1943

Joseph Storozuk

South Saskatchewan Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

21 March 1917

20 July 1944

James Murray Wilson

Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

25 September 1919

9 January 1942

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 Darryl Toews, Gordon Goldsborough, Tim Worth, and Allan Drysdale.

Page revised: 25 April 2019

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