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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Wesley College War Memorial

A document at the University of Winnipeg Archives lists the names of students and staff at Wesley College who were killed in the course of service n Canadian military forces during the First World War.

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Peter William Bissett
[Augustine, Kelvin, Next of Kin]

Student

1st Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Private

29 June 1896

14 July 1916

Fred Willard Bridgman
[Next of Kin]

Student

102nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

7 September 1895

22 October 1916

Thomas Lewis Briggs
[Killarney, Killarney School, Next of Kin]

Student

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1 July 1895

2 October 1916

Clarence Bright
[Next of Kin]

Law Student

1st Division M.T. Company, Canadian Army Service Corps

Lieutenant

6 September 1892

18 November 1918

Ralph Russell James Brown
[Law Society, Masonic, Next of Kin, Westminster]

Student at Law

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Major

21 November 1875

31 October 1917

Thomas Johnstone Logie Butchart
[Fort Rouge Methodist, Minnedosa, Next of Kin, Vimy Ridge]

Student (Wesley College)

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

30 April 1897

20 June 1917

William Taylor Crummy MM

Law Student

29th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

1 January 1892

19 April 1916

Ephraim Davey
[Next of Kin]

Student

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

28 November 1888

16 September 1916

Paul Webster Davis
[Neepawa]

Student

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

26 December 1898

28 September 1918

Lester Jerome Deacon
[Next of Kin]

Student

5th Canadian Division Supply Column, Canadian Army Service Corps

Lieutenant

7 January 1893

28 July 1917

John Thompson Fisher
[Berbank, Next of Kin, Wawanesa]

Student

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

25 December 1890

30 August 1917

Walter Leslie Griffith

Student

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

Private

20 January 1892

14 April 1916

Wesley Williams Irvine
[Hartney, Wawanesa]

Teacher

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

5 April 1893

28 September 1918

H. Johnson

?

?

?

?

?

Orrin Athal Jones
[Brandon College, First Baptist, Kelvin, Next of Kin]

?

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

26 July 1896

5 June 1916

Magnus Sigurdur Kelly
[Selkirk]

Law Student

Royal Air Force

Lieutenant

21 December 1892

15 May 1918

John Henry Mitchell Kennedy

Merchant

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

16 December 1877

13 October 1918

Oscar Roland Kerr
[Agricultural College, Franklin, Neepawa]

Farmer

2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

7 November 1893

11 February 1916

John Glendon Latchford

Student

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

30 October 1897

29 March 1918

Hart Leech
[Fort Rouge Methodist, Law Society, Next of Kin]

Student-at-law

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Lieutenant

9 March 1889

15 September 1916

Royden Charles Leitch

Student

Canadian Infantry

Private

28 February 1896

4 June 1916

Skuli Gudbrandur Lindal

Student

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

30 September 1893

15 April 1918

Arthur Loft
[Carberry]

Minister

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

20 May 1883

28 October 1917

Einer Stefansson Long

Student

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

22 December 1891

9 August 1918

Charles Wesley Lovatt
[Bunclody, Minto, Next of Kin, Souris]

Student

12 Field Ambulance, Canadian Army Medical Corps

Private

20 August 1886

29 October 1917

Walter Leonard MacLean

Physician

Canadian Army Medical Corps

Major

30 December 1885

10 November 1917

Austin Aberdeen Milligan
[Next of Kin]

Student

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

26 September 1893

14 June 1916

George Carlton Mills
[Next of Kin]

?

Royal Flying Corps

Lieutenant

27 November 1890

4 November 1917

Jared Carl Mitchell
[Engineering, Next of Kin]

Bookkeeper

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

16 May 1894

16 September 1917

Haslett Morrison
[Next of Kin]

Clerk

61st Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Major

27 July 1890

23 April 1918

Henry Bertram Nason
[City Hall, Kelvin, Next of Kin]

Student (Science)

Lord Strathcona's Horse

Private

29 November 1895

1 December 1917

John Ernest Nelson
[Carberry, Manitoba College]

Student

7th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery

Bombardier

4 June 1893

4 October 1916

Francis Claude Oliver
[Next of Kin]

Student

102nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

3 November 1895

20 November 1916

Herbert Lorne Patience

Student

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

10 October 1881

19 November 1916

Clarke Hall Popham
[Fort Rouge Methodist, Kelvin, Next of Kin]

Clerk

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

2 June 1894

26 September 1916

William Edward Reedman

Student

73rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

17 August 1886

26 November 1916

Robert Stacey Rice
[Next of Kin]

Student

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Lieutenant

16 November 1893

15 September 1916

Arthur Rose

Student

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

2 March 1887

26 October 1917

John Alexander Ross
[Engineering, Next of Kin, Manitoba College]

Student

178th Company, Royal Engineers

Second Lieutenant

16 February 1894

13 August 1916

David Nichol Scott
[Next of Kin]

Chauffeur

10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

6 April 1895

4 May 1916

Fred Irwin Simpson
[Fort Rouge Methodist, Law Society, Next of Kin, Virden]

Law Student

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Captain

15 April 1893

12 March 1917

Colin Smith
[Portage, St. Eustache]

Minister

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

29 February 1880

15 August 1917

Harold Frederick Speers
[Next of Kin]

?

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

20 July 1895

4 September 1916

Albert Edward Stephenson

Minister

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

6 April 1886

29 September 1918

Stanley Streat

Student

10th Field Ambulance, Canadian Army Medical Corps

Private

5 August 1889

26 August 1918

John Stewart Sutton Swain MM & Bar
[Carman, Roland, Vimy Ridge]

School Teacher

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

6 February 1893

3 June 1917

Norman James Thomas MM
[Portage]

Student

28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

9 March 1894

6 November 1917

John Douglas “Jack” Verner MC & Bar
[City Hall, Next of Kin]

?

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Captain

?

16 February 1919

Abram James Warman

Student

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

10 November 1885

1 October 1918

Ernest John Woodgate
[Next of Kin, Roland]

Student

Canadian Infantry

Corporal

21 May 1888

15 September 1916

Ernest John Woodgate

Student

Canadian Infantry

Corporal

21 May 1888

15 September 1916

Robert Buchanan Young
[Augustine, Next of Kin]

Ledger Keeper

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1 March 1893

16 May 1916

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Wesley College / United College / University of Winnipeg (505 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg)

Cool Things in the Collection: Rolls of Honour at the University of Winnipeg by Chantal Fehr
Manitoba History, Number 86, Winter 2018

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.

Page revised: 21 July 2019

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