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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Killarney War Memorial (Killarney, RM of Killarney-Turtle Mountain)

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A monument in Killarney, in the Rural Municipality of Killarney-Turtle Mountain, was erected in commemoration of soldiers from the local area who served during military service.

Killarney War Memorial

Killarney War Memorial (July 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.18246, W99.66486
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Thomas Percy Armstrong

Farmer

2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1886

4 May 1917

Desmond Robert Ashe
[Armoury]

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

9 May 1889

8 October 1916

Henry John Bastable

Labourer

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Private

1888

8 May 1915

Arthur Albert Beck

Butcher

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1888

28 September 1918

Alfred Blackburn

Tailor

102nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1877

18 February 1917

Norman Boyd

Clerk

2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1878

12 October 1917

Thomas Lewis Briggs
[Killarney School, Next of Kin, Wesley College]

Student

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1 July 1895

2 October 1916

Jack Stanley Bullen

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1891

4 September 1916

Francis Peter Bence

Labourer

79th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1887

2 December 1921

Lionel Montgomery Bisney Charlton

Mechanic / Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1886

26 August 1918

Frank Collins

Farm Labourer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1896

26 October 1917

Phillip Henry Cook

Osteopath & Chiropractor

Canadian Army Medical Corps

Private

1894

26 May 1919

Alexander Cooper

Conductor

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1891

24 July 1917

George Cormack

Farmer

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

28 March 1917

Clifford Coulson
[Armoury]

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

3 February 1895

8 October 1916

Daniel Cross

Labourer

2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

25 August 1915

Charles Frederick David
[Killarney School]

?

97th Squadron, Royal Air Force

Lieutenant

1 August 1889

14 August 1918

Carlbert Ewen

Automobile Expert

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1885

22 January 1917

Albert George Finkbeiner

Law Student

Canadian Field Artillery

Signalman

1892

17 May 1924

John Norman Graham

Labourer

Royal Canadian Regiment

Private

1885

10 March 1918

A. Grant

?

?

?

?

?

George Edward Haight
[Killarney School]

Drug Clerk

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

25 October 1896

10 November 1917

Henry Roy Halladay
[Killarney School, Vimy Ridge]

Student

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

9 May 1892

10 April 1917

A. Hamilton

?

?

?

?

?

James Henry Harrison

Labourer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1883

1 October 1918

Ernest Arthur Hayhoe

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

1882

12 August 1918

John Thomas Hickman

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1891

10 August 1918

Thomas Edmund Howell

Tailor

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1877

16 September 1916

B. A. Johnston

?

?

?

?

?

E. Johnson

?

?

?

?

?

John Roy Kerr
[Ninette]

Farmer

45th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

22 December 1892

2 June 1915

Axel Renyus Carlson (Karlsson)

Farmer

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

28 March 1890

9 April 1917

Ralph Vernon Lamb

Clerk

2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

12 December 1889

22 February 1919

E. Mason

?

?

?

?

?

Jesse Harold McFadden
[Armoury, Killarney School, Next of Kin, Pilot Mound, Wawanesa]

Clergyman

10th Field Ambulance, Canadian Army Medical Corps

Private

22 October 1891

16 September 1916

John McKay

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

6 October 1917

J. McColl

?

?

?

?

?

Walter Leslie Mellor

Commercial Traveller

2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

27 April 1893

27 October 1915

Clifford James Moir
[Killarney School, Manitoba College, Masonic, Next of Kin]

Student

217th Squadron, Royal Air Force

Lieutenant

13 March 1894

30 June 1918

George Avery Moor

Farmer

Lord Strathcona's Horse

Lance Corporal

2 January 1889

30 March 1918

Julian Moore

Rancher

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

22 April 1915

Sydney Edward Mowll

Clerk

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

6 June 1916

William Gowan Watson Moxley
[Killarney School]

School Teacher

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

5 July 1893

9 April 1917

William Robert Muirhead

Salesman

4th Canadian Mounted Rifles

Captain

1883

26 October 1917

Alexander N. Nicholson

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

26 October 1917

Albert Wallace Olver

Farmer

190th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Private

1890

6 June 1917

Lawrence Smith Opperman

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

8 October 1916

George Wallace Page

Farm Labourer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1896

13 September 1918

William Bindon Pallant

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

10 February 1894

7 April 1917

Bertram Melvin Penhale

Farm Labourer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1895

13 May 1917

Edward David Pergy

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

9 April 1917

David Pyper

Carpenter

31st Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1878

17 November 1915

William John Ray

Telephone Instrument Man

1st Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery

Gunner

1893

4 April 1916

J. Ramsay

?

?

?

?

?

John Ellis Robbins

Labourer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1891

17 February 1918

William Alfred Smith

Farm Labourer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1897

26 August 1918

John Cochrane Smith

Live Stock Commissioner

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

1885

10 November 1917

Nelson Snyder

Steam Engineer

The Fort Garry Horse

Private

1888

30 March 1918

Gordon Frank Squires

Bank Clerk

31st Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

1893

6 November 1917

David Llewellyn Stouffer
[Armoury, Cartwright]

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

10 May 1898

22 January 1918

Arthur Hallgath Stockwell

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1880

4 September 1916

Edward Sutherland

Farmer / Chauffeur

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1876

26 October 1917

William John Thompson

Farm Labourer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1894

11 April 1917

John William Tidnam

Farmer

2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

18 July 1889

8 August 1915

W. H. Tidnam

?

?

?

?

?

Norman Cleland Treleaven
[Killarney School]

Bank Clerk

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

4 February 1898

8 August 1918

Gilbert Edward Vaughan

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1884

28 September 1916

A. Watson

?

?

?

?

?

Arthur White

Farm Labourer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1895

26 August 1918

Reuben Frederick Wilson

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1890

15 September 1916

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

William Minor Comba

220 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer Class I

14 April 1921

14 June 1943

George Buchanan Crawford

Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians), Royal Canadian Artillery Corps

Trooper

30 August 1913

26 October 1946

William George Crawford

622 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

15 August 1920

1 June 1944

Ralph Vernon Darnell

13 Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery

Gunner

31 January 1921

18 September 1944

James Arnold Victor David

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Lieutenant

30 March 1905

21 December 1941

Thomas Elmo Forster

HQ 3rd Canadian Division Signals, The Royal Canadian Corps of Signals

Sergeant

?

23 June 1942

Donald George Henry Ireland

101 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

18 January 1922

17 December 1944

Willard Vernon Ireland

101 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

23 February 1925

18 June 1944

Glenn Wilfred McClelland

576 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

6 October 1923

7 January 1945

Robert Lloyd McCulloch

158 (RAF) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer Class II

13 January 1919

20 December 1943

Angus Murdo MacLeod

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Rifleman

31 March 1905

8 June 1944

William George Mitchell

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

15 August 1915

28 June 1943

Joseph Norman O’Donnell

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

1 April 1905

19 November 1944

William Robert Oliver

405 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

26 September 1922

23 April 1944

Lawrence Alvin Powell

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

29 March 1924

4 February 1944

Thomas Wilby Preston

18th Armored Car Regiment, 12th Manitoba Dragoons, Royal Canadian Artillery Corps

Trooper

13 July 1921

23 August 1944

Milton Ernest Randall

Royal Canadian Air Force

Corporal

19 January 1916

22 May 1945

Arthur Robert Reekie

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Lance Corporal

17 October 1917

6 June 1944

James Lawrence Reynolds

Lake Superior Regiment (Motor), Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Sergeant

27 May 1914

21 August 1944

Edward Isaac Thomas

2 Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery

Gunner

24 March 1922

17 May 1944

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).

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 10 May 2019

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