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War Memorials in Manitoba
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This Old Elevator
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Abandoned Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Springfield War Memorial (Dugald, RM of Springfield)

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

A monument in Dugald, in the Rural Municipality of Springfield, was erected in commemoration of people from the local area killed during military service.

Springfield War Memorial

Springfield War Memorial (September 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.88779, W96.84332
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Cecil Wilson Biddles

Farmer

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1870

27 May 1917

Joseph Breen

Fireman

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

17 May 1889

13 April 1918

Wesley Arthur Brett

Student

73rd Squadron, Royal Air Force

2nd Lieutenant

1894

27 September 1918

Daniel Chapman

Farm Labourer

44th Battalion,Canadian Infantry

Private

1886

28 September 1918

Venie Cairns

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

24 August 1918

Charles Flett

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1883

27 September 1918

Alexander Gibson

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

15 August 1917

Charles Dugald Gillespie

General Merchant

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

28 August 1918

James Wyllie Grieve

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

12 May 1917

Thomas Grieve

Labourer

108th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1875

9 March 1916

George Howell

Gas Engineer

28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

15 September 1916

David Cross Henderson

Sheet Metal Worker

5th Brigade, Canadian Artillery

Corporal

2 March 1890

25 March 1918

T. Hassell

?

?

?

?

?

Thomas Charles Iliff

Fireman

Canadian Light Railway Operating Company

Sapper

1891

28 March 1918

William Matheson Iliff

Farmer

18th Reserve Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

16 March 1918

Keith Kennedy

Fireman

4th Division Ammunition Column, Canadian Field Artillery

Gunner

1896

9 November 1917

William McFadyn

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1892

5 June 1916

Edward Michael McDonnell

Glassblower

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1870

17 May 1916

Michal Piontczak

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

15 August 1917

Arthur Mitchell Smith

Farmer

1st Division Motor Transport Company, Canadian Army Service Corps

Private

1882

2 October 1918

John Richard Speer

?

Royal Air Force

Cadet

1897

24 October 1918

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Joseph Brezino

Royal Hamilton Light Infantry

Private

22 February 1923

21 February 1945

Meron Chabluk

Regina Rifle Regiment

Rifleman

4 December 1920

18 February 1945

Donald Edmonds

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Rifleman

6 August 1917

15 August 1944

Knud Jensen

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

Corporal

8 February 1918

3 January 1944

James William Kellie

424 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

30 May 1920

25 May 1944

Mike Kozina

Regina Rifle Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Rifleman

15 November 1919

16 August 1944

Douglas Harvey McCallum DSO

Royal Canadian Engineers

Major

?

25 July 1944

Roderic Murray McLeod

419 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

22 August 1921

28 March 1943

Walter Nazarko

Royal Canadian Air Force

Leading Aircraftman

?

28 November 1944

William John “Jack” Pethybridge
[Carman]

405 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

28 May 1917

9 June 1942

George Spilchak

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Rifleman

27 January 1922

6 June 1944

Michael Sulyma

Royal Canadian Regiment

Private

21 August 1922

6 September 1944

Lawrence Thomas Edwin Sweet

427 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

?

30 March 1943

Edward Zadworny

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Rifleman

18 October 1922

5 July 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 and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 6 February 2018

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