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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St-Pierre-Jolys War Memorial (St-Pierre-Jolys)

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A monument in the village of St-Pierre-Jolys was erected in commemoration of soldiers from the local area who served and were injured or killed during military service. It was crafted by St. Boniface sculptor Nicolas Pirotton.

St. Pierre Jolys War Memorial

St-Pierre-Jolys War Memorial (September 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.44105, W96.98526
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Pierre Croteau

Labourer

28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1889

15 September 1916

Joseph Arthur Gaffray

Bank Clerk

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

29 April 1917

Severe Gaffray

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1889

29 April 1917

Louis Romeo Gauthier

Farmer

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1898

28 January 1918

John Peter McBean

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

15 August 1917

Jean Baptiste Mulaire

Gardener

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1898

3 August 1918

Aurele Arthur Prefontaine

Farmer

22nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

27 August 1918

Joseph Cinq-Mars

Farmer

22nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

28 August 1918

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Donat Bruneau

4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

2 May 1921

3 December 1944

Florio Carrière

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

Trooper

1918

29 May 1944

Donat Cyprien Romain Nault

408 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer

1918

5 May 1943

Arthur Lucien Rodrigue

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Private

1902

20 January 1941

Mike Leonard Szunski

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Rifleman

1920

29 March 1945

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: 11 November 2015

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