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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Westbourne War Memorial (Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone)

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

A monument in the Westbourne Cemetery, near Westbourne in the Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone, was unveiled on 21 November 1920 to commemorate soldiers from the local area killed during military service.

Westbourne War Memorial

Westbourne War Memorial (September 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.12534, W98.60328
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Charles Lawrence Beckman

Farmer

1st Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Private

19 April 1889

15 August 1918

Percy Robert Cook
[Portage la Prairie, Selkirk, 108 Battalion]

Farmer

5th Company, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Private

8 June 1893

7 November 1917

John Henry Davey

Clerk

29th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

12 June 1895

26 June 1916

George Fletcher

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

8 July 1896

10 August 1918

James Harrison

Section Man

107th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

19 May 1885

2 June 1917

Percy Johnson

Farm Labourer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

17 January 1895

20 August 1917

William Holmes Johnson

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

21 December 1897

5 October 1917

Sidney Richard Kember MM
[Portage la Prairie]

Machinist

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

17 November 1892

17 May 1918

Alexander Urquhart McLeod

Engineer

3rd Battalion, Canadian Engineers

Sergeant

23 October 1892

9 August 1918

William Moss

Teamster

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

16 November 1891

23 January 1918

Rutur Sigurdur Solvason

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

25 February 1890

5 June 1916

Albert Edwin Wild

Labourer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

18 November 1892

10 August 1918

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Irvine Nathanial Caskey

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

1920

6 June 1944

Leslie Gerald Davey

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1922

24 March 1944

William Reid Gray

Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer

1916

18 February 1943

Robert Francis Stephens

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1917

12 September 1941

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. George’s Anglican Cemetery / Westbourne Cemetery (Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone)

Sources:

“Westbourne’s Fine Memorial Unveiled,” Manitoba Free Press, 23 November 1920, page 6.

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: 30 November 2019

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