Historic Sites of Manitoba: Wawanesa United Church (210 Main Street, Wawanesa, Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa)

This church on Main Street at Wawanesa, in the Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa, contains an honour roll for parishioners who served and were killed during military service in the Second World War.

Among the clerics who served here was Frederick William Lee (1936-1940).

Wawanesa United Church honour roll

Wawanesa United Church honour roll (November 2022)
Source: Lorna Kincaid

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.59536, W99.68244
denoted by symbol on the map above

Second World War Casualties




Birth Date

Death Date

Charles Gordon Gorrie
[Wawanesa, Wawanesa Hospital, Wawanesa School]

422 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

22 January 1924

20 November 1943

Francis John Lowe
[Ninette, Wawanesa, Wawanesa Hospital]

12 (RAF) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

10 May 1910

26 March 1942

George Edward Stevenson
[Wawanesa, Wawanesa Hospital]

431 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer Class II

16 August 1918

26 February 1944

Wilbert Crothers Wallace
[Wawanesa, Wawanesa Hospital, Wawanesa School]

HMCS Avalon, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve

Ordinary Seaman

18 November 1920

12 December 1942


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 and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 March 2023

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