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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Winkler War Memorial (Betel Heritage Park, Winkler)

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This monument in Winkler commemorates soldiers from the local area killed during service in the First World War and Second World War.

Winkler War Memorial

Winkler War Memorial (October 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Winkler War Memorial

Winkler War Memorial (May 2023)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.17840, W97.93945
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War





Birth Date

Death Date

Charles Philip Uhrich
[Law Society, Manitoba College, Morden]


28th Squadron, 14th Wing, Royal Air Force


22 August 1893

24 June 1918

Second World War




Birth Date

Death Date

Gordon Howard Enns

Westminster Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps



24 September 1944

Cornelius J. “Neil” Funk

US Army Air Force

Aviation Cadet

27 May 1916

8 March 1944

Abram R. Hildebrand

162 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer


29 July 1944

George Cornelius Krahn

Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer


13 June 1944

Ben Neufeld

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps



19 July 1945

Robert Sirluck

76 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer


1 March 1944

Victor Allison Unruh

427 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer


18 July 1944

Henry Wiebe

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps



21 December 1941


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 (

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).

We thank Alex Billings and George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Darryl Toews and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 May 2023

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