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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Woodlands War Memorial (Woodlands, RM of Woodlands)

Link to:
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A monument in Woodlands, in the Rural Municipality of Woodlands, was erected in commemoration of soldiers from the area killed during military service.

Woodlands War Memorial

Woodlands War Memorial (September 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.20820, W97.65863
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Frank Harris Bates

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1887

7 May 1917

Thomas Broadfoot

Labourer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1880

16 March 1918

Harry Holmes MM
[St. Eustache]

Rancher

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

2 July 1882

30 March 1918

Elmer Lawrence Metcalf

Farmer

Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

25 October 1918

James Douglas Pringle

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1879

8 August 1918

Clarence Walter Rothwell

Farmer

251st Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1898

20 January 1918

Richard Vidal

Farmer

Canadian Corps Cyclist Battalion

Private

1881

2 September 1918

Charles Henry Walker
[Stonewall, 108 Battalion]

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

4 August 1893

23 August 1918

James Wellington Willson
[Brant Argyle, Stonewall, 108 Battalion]

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

4 July 1891

15 August 1917

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Albert Edwin Anderson

Royal Canadian Artillery

Gunner

5 January 1922

8 May 1942

Victor Barbour

Royal Canadian Army Service Corps

Private

1919

20 October 1944

Henry Lyle Crawford

Canadian Provost Corps

Lance Corporal

1920

10 August 1943

John F. Duke

Lake Superior Regiment (Motor), Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1920

16 February 1945

Hugh L. Grierson

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1915

20 December 1941

William Lucas Hardisty

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1910

19 December 1941

Mervin Cooksley Hogg

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Lieutenant

1920

19 April 1945

Stanley H. Hunter

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Corporal

1914

23 November 1943

Edwin Edward Larkin
[St. Eustache]

Royal Canadian Army Service Corps

Private

1920

20 October 1944

Hubert Joseph Linn

Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1920

30 August 1944

Douglas Allen Lower

Lake Superior Regiment (Motor), Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1920

1 March 1945

George Edward Lower

Regina Rifle Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Corporal

1917

9 June 1944

Arthur Clarence MacGillivray

Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1922

25 May 1944

William John Martin
[St. Eustache]

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Lance Corporal

14 August 1919

6 June 1944

Louis Amy Walter Monette
[St. Eustache]

Royal Canadian Air Force

Leading Aircraftman

1916

4 December 1943

Carl O. Overby
[Gimli]

Royal Canadian Engineers

Lance Sergeant

21 August 1919

1 April 1945

William Edward O’Brien

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Private

?

19 August 1942

Eric Warburton

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1917

31 October 1941

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).

We thank Frederick Bates for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 27 September 2019

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