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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Cartwright War Memorial (Cartwright, Municipality of Cartwright-Roblin)

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

A monument at Cartwright in the Municipality of Cartwright-Roblin was erected on 20 June 1921 to commemorate soldiers from the local area killed during the First World War. The unveiling ceremony was attended by Premier Tobias C. Norris. The names of Second World War casualties were added later, along with the names of those were served and returned to Canada after the wars. The monument is maintained and updated by Cartwright-Mather Branch #86 of the Royal Canadian Legion.

Cartwright War Memorial

Cartwright War Memorial (2010)
Source: Ed Grassick

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.09556, W99.34028
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Robert Stanley Bramwell

Bank Clerk

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

28 October 1890

3 May 1917

George Frederick Chase

Engineer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

24 July 1884

13 November 1917

Robert Picken Chisholm

?

15th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales’ Own)

Lance Corporal

1 February 1876

3 May 1917

Nelson Lorne Davidson

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

25 June 1893

7 September 1918

Stephen Thomas Dunn

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

23 December 1888

8 May 1917

George Riddell Graves

Farmer

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

16 December 1898

16 August 1917

Richard Albert Graves

Farmer

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

31 January 1890

28 September 1918

Albert Alfred Green

Farmer

107th Pioneer Battalion, Canadian Pioneers

Pioneer

14 March 1882

15 August 1917

George Raymond Heatherington

Farmer

13th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

24 September 1889

9 April 1917

Frederick Charles Higgerty
[Next of Kin, 108 Battalion]

Clerk

London Regiment, Post Office Rifles

2nd Lieutenant

3 November 1893

30 November 1917

Waldo Edward Lester
[108 Battalion]

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

10 January 1892

9 April 1917

Charles Marshall

Labourer

184th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

26 May 1917

Emill Montroy

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

8 May 1897

28 April 1917

William Mooney

Machinist

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Private

28 May 1883

8 May 1915

George William Myall

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

4 November 1890

9 October 1916

Henry Rodger Trueman O’Brien
[Armoury]

CPR Brakeman

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

19 November 1889

28 October 1917

George Palmer

?

?

?

?

?

Robert Campbell Richards

Mechanic and Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

12 November 1892

31 March 1918

John Cochrane Smith

Live Stock Commissioner

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

14 December 1885

10 November 1917

Melbourne Robert Carter Smith
[Law Society]

Law Student

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

11 May 1887

30 October 1917

George Somerville

Student

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

24 August 1897

30 October 1917

David Llewellyn Stouffer
[Armoury, Killarney]

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

10 May 1898

22 January 1918

Joseph Thompson

Clerk

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

30 April 1896

9 April 1917

William Scovell Voller

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

23 July 1890

6 November 1917

George Waltho

Blacksmith

1st Canadian Mounted Infantry

Lance Corporal

19 August 1890

29 September 1918

Robert Walker Watts

Automobile Driver

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Private

30 March 1887

2 June 1916

John Kenneth Webster

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

28 June 1898

30 June 1917

George Henry Young

Shoemaker

2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

8 May 1889

26 May 1916

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Lloyd Lawrence Aikenhead

407 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Observer

23 December 1916

21 June 1942

George William Askew

419 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

25 March 1921

26 July 1943

John Ruskin Askew

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

22 May 1919

23 January 1943

Ross Robert Brogden

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

11 February 1919

25 April 1943

Ronald George Gimby

4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

4 February 1923

12 January 1945

Raymond Wesley Graves

Regina Rifle Regiment

Rifleman

31 October 1919

12 October 1944

Morris Allan McKenzie

Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

7 November 1920

20 February 1944

Roydon Hubert McLeod

356 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

12 November 1924

18 August 1945

John Milliken

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

?

22 September 1944

Stanley Roe

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Private

15 March 1912

5 December 1944

Lester Wilber Roller

Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

31 March 1920

5 December 1944

Ray Calvin Roller

100 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

11 August 1923

16 January 1945

Lawrence Chester Scaife

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Corploral

4 August 1915

6 June 1944

George A. Scaife

Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa

Private

17 July 1911

19 August 1942

Austin Hubert Turrill

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Rifleman

18 September 1923

18 November 1944

Sources:

“Fine monument unveiled at Cartwright,” Southern Manitoba Review, 23 June 1921, page 1.

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 Vicki Wallace for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Darryl Toews, Gordon Goldsborough, and Ed Grassick.

Page revised: 24 November 2019

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