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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Korean War Memorial (Brookside Cemetery, Winnipeg)

A monument in Winnipeg’s Brookside Cemetery commemorates Manitobans who lost their lives during the Korean War. On the reverse side of the monument is a list of those killed on 21 November 1950 en route to Korea from Camp Shilo, referred to as the Canoe River Accident.

Korean War Memorial

Korean War Memorial (November 2016)
Source: Darryl Toews

Site Location (lat/long): N49.92200, W97.22489
denoted by symbol on the map above

Korean War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Walter Alexander Black

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

Corporal

28 March 1926

14 November 1951

William Edwin Bruce

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Private

8 August 1927

23 October 1952

Harry Bowman Brydon

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

Private

21 June 1927

8 October 1951

Kenneth Crompton

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

Private

?

3 May 1953

Joseph Arthur Guy Desjardins

Royal 22e Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Sergeant

23 April 1932

20 May 1953

Harold Victor Edgley

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

Lance Corporal

30 September 1920

6 June 1951

Adélard Joseph Farand

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

Private

5 March 1933

19 November 1952

Norman Philip Ferland

Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Rifleman

8 January 1934

31 March 1954

Joseph Edmond Henri Garand

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

Private

22 March 1930

19 November 1951

Léo Paul Gladu

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

Private

29 April 1932

3 April 1951

Louis Joseph Gosselin

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Private

12 May 1929

22 June 1952

Reginald Archibald Hall

Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps

Private

19 May 1930

4 January 1952

Alfred Ernest Roy Hansen

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

Private

13 April 1927

25 February 1951

Allan Joseph Helman

Royal Canadian Artillery

Lance Bombardier

20 December 1932

25 April 1953

Henry Joseph Lavallee

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

Private

8 August 1932

19 July 1953

Theodore Norman Letkeman

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

Lance Corporal

20 February 1927

7 March 1951

Joseph Wilfred Major

Royal 22e Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

29 April 1928

19 August 1952

Walter Charles McPhail

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

Private

4 February 1925

19 March 1951

Frederick Morris

Royal Canadian Engineers

Sapper

21 April 1910

12 June 1952

Leonard George Neufield

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

Trooper

26 April 1927

20 August 1952

Emile Normand

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

Private

2 May 1931

5 November 1951

Albert Ernest Paille

Royal 22e Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Lieutenant

17 November 1926

21 October 1951

Royal Blaine Pearson

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

Private

8 March 1931

7 March 1951

Adam Edward Polnuk

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

Private

24 April 1927

31 August 1951

Louis Charles Roberts

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Private

?

30 May 1951

Tony Siha

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

Private

19 December 1921

20 March 1951

Glen Clarence Small

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

Private

14 March 1935

14 July 1953

Donald Lee Stanley

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

Private

?

21 June 1952

William Leslie Strachan

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Private

14 September 1929

30 May 1951

George Sydney Trenter

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

Warrant Officer Class II

9 July 1926

11 October 1951

Murray Andrew Truthwaite

Royal Canadian Artillery

Gunner

25 February 1933

3 May 1953

Ronald Orin White

Royal Canadian Artillery

Gunner

5 September 1930

21 November 1951

Thomas Barry Wotton

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

Private

8 April 1930

25 April 1951

Lloyd Keith Wylie

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

Private

21 August 1930

7 March 1951

Canoe River Accident

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Arden Joseph Atchison

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Gunner

15 May 1926

21 November 1950

Weldon Eugene Barkhouse

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Gunner

12 June 1928

21 November 1950

Norman William Carroll

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Gunner

?

21 November 1950

Frederick William Conway

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Gunner

4 November 1925

21 November 1950

Robert Arthur Craig

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Gunner

28 August 1928

21 November 1950

Austin Emery George

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Gunner

4 December 1920

21 November 1950

Urbain Joseph Levesque

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Gunner

8 June 1920

21 November 1950

Robert William Manley

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Gunner

5 May 1931

21 November 1950

Basil Patrick McKeown

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Gunner

2 April 1931

21 November 1950

Albert William Orr

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Gunner

15 February 1920

21 November 1950

David Owens

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Gunner

13 March 1931

21 November 1950

Leslie Albert Snow

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Gunner

15 September 1924

21 November 1950

Albert George Stroud

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Gunner

5 August 1928

21 November 1950

Joseph Thistle

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Gunner

20 August 1905

21 November 1950

James Milo Wenkert

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Gunner

21 October 1928

21 November 1950

James Joseph White

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Gunner

11 May 1927

21 November 1950

William David Wright

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Gunner

5 September 1930

21 November 1950

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brookside Cemetery (3001 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 10 November 2016

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