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Manitoba History No. 89
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No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
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Memorable Manitobans
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Strathclair War Memorial (Strathclair, RM of Yellowhead)

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

This monument was erected in commemoration of soldiers from the Strathclair area killed during military service.

Postcard view of the Strathclair War Memorial

Postcard view of the Strathclair War Memorial (1920s) by C. I. Meyers
Source: Rob McInnes, MN0282

Strathclair War Memorial in front of the Strathclair Municipal Hall

Strathclair War Memorial in front of the Strathclair Municipal Hall (July 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.40450, W100.39395
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Albert James Adamthwaite

Printer

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

1890

6 June 1915

J. Allison

?

?

?

?

?

J. Barren

?

?

?

?

?

William Joseph Blackburn

Bank Clerk

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1896

15 November 1917

Percy Gordon Bridges

Farm Labourer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1885

22 September 1916

Lawrence Buchanan

Farm Labourer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

25 December 1917

Archibald Campbell

Bank Clerk

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

10 November 1917

Robert Morton Crawford
[Melita]

Store Clerk

4th Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Private

2 June 1894

2 September 1918

F. Edwards

?

?

?

?

?

Alexander Samuel Flett

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

22 August 1917

Solomon George Flett

Labourer

29th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

16 July 1916

Walter Henry Girling

Clerk

29th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1884

11 April 1917

George William Hepworth
[Field Ambulance, Medical College, Shoal Lake]

Medical Student

11th Field Ambulance, Canadian Army Medical Corps

Private

16 December 1894

6 July 1917

John William Hodgson
[Armoury]

Labourer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

28 February 1889

26 February 1918

Herbert William Ross Lauder

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1894

26 August 1918

Thomas James Little

Labourer

4th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

23 October 1891

5 November 1917

John Rosser Johnstone

Telephone Linesman

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

11 November 1890

16 November 1915

Guy Kennedy

Labour

29th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

4 March 1888

26 June 1916

John Alexander Kippen

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

19 August 1918

Angus Daniel McDonald
[Lakeside, Shoal Lake]

Bank Clerk (Union Bank of Canada)

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

3 April 1898

8 August 1918

Alfred Henry Margoliouth

Farmer

57th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps

2nd Lieutenant

1893

2 April 1917

Robert Menzie Morton

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

7 September 1918

William Oliver

Lumberjack

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

27 July 1886

27 September 1918

John Pirie

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1 March 1895

13 August 1918

David Horace Rapley

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1888

22 May 1917

Owen Roberts
[Shoal Lake]

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1875

15 November 1917

Alfred Frederick Schoemperlen

Elevator Man

31st Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

27 September 1916

George Owen Sparrow Jr.

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

30 October 1917

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Herbert John Beaton

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

1915

5 March 1945

William Gavin Campbell

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Lieutenant

1922

30 April 1945

George Richard Glover

Seaforth Highlanders of Canada

Private

1906

24 May 1944

Arthur Paul Haacke

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

1919

23 June 1944

Joseph Michael Hirak

Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1922

10 April 1945

Stanley Frank Koscielny

Westminster Regiment (Motor), Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1921

23 May 1944

George Irvine McLean

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

Private

11 October 1920

16 December 1943

Allan S. D. McMurachy

South Saskatchewan Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1923

29 August 1944

William Douglas McMurachy

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1920

13 June 1943

James K. Menzies

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Private

1915

27 October 1944

William D. Thomas

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Rifleman

1908

8 June 1944

G. Clifford Thorne

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

Private

17 October 1924

20 September 1944

Lloyd D. Wellar

Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Lance Corporal

1922

8 March 1945

John Wojnarsky

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1920

7 January 1942

NATO

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

N. Gawiuk

Royal Canadian Army Service Corps

Private

?

6 July 1954

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, Allan Drysdale, and Rob McInnes.

Page revised: 3 February 2019

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