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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: Winnipeg Hydro War Memorial (Winnipeg)

A plaque listed the employees of the City of Winnipeg Hydro Electric System (forerunner of Winnipeg Hydro, now part of Manitoba Hydro) who were killed during service in the First World War. Designed by employees E. Howarth and F. F. LeMastre, and originally displayed in the Winnipeg Hydro Showroom, its present whereabouts are unknown.

Winnipeg Hydro War Memorial

Winnipeg Hydro War Memorial (no date)
Source: Darryl Toews

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Joe Burley
[City Hall]

Electrician

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

11 February 1885

28 October 1917

Charles Robinson Cockburn
[City Hall]

Mechanic

Royal Air Force

Air Mechanic 2nd Class

?

12 October 1918

John Cooper
[City Hall, Transcona]

Electrician

19th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

2 November 1892

9 April 1917

Richard Stanley Dawson
[Next of Kin, Westminster]

Meter Reader

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

28 October 1887

9 August 1918

Walter A. Dawson MM
[City Hall, Holy Trinity, Next of Kin]

Electric Cableman

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

29 September 1887

4 June 1918

Austin Deakin
[City Hall]

Lineman

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

10 December 1890

9 August 1918

Arthur Andrew Dorman
[Next of Kin]

Office Clerk

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

20 July 1888

18 August 1917

Eustace Cameron King
[City Hall]

Clerk

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

Corporal

16 May 1885

10 April 1915

Harry Little
[City Hall, Next of Kin]

Clerk

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

11 October 1897

6 April 1918

Frederick McClelland
[City Hall, Next of Kin]

Lineman

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

15 June 1888

13 January 1917

William Herbert Mumby
[City Hall]

Lamp Trimmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

17 November 1888

27 September 1918

Percy Walter Peach
[City Hall]

Accountant

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

20 November 1885

12 October 1916

William Todd
[City Hall, Next of Kin]

Electrician

87th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

19 April 1886

22 October 1916

George Tritton
[City Hall]

Labourer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

12 August 1893

19 February 1918

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Winnipeg Hydro Showroom (55 Princess Street, Winnipeg)

Sources:

“Bronze Honor Roll,” The Dotted Line, May 1925, page 10. [Manitoba Legislative Library]

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: 14 June 2019

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