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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Miami War Memorial (Miami, RM of Thompson)

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A monument in Miami in the Rural Municipality of Thompson was erected in commemoration of soldiers from the local area killed in the First World War and Second World War, along with a longer list of those who served during the Second World War.

Miami War Memorial

Miami War Memorial (July 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.37208, W98.24043
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Frederick Barnes
[Darlingford]

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

23 July 1918

James Archibald Brissenden

Carpenter

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1889

8 October 1916

Charles Bryan
[Field Ambulance]

Theology Student

11th Field Ambulance, Canadian Army Medical Corps

Corporal

14 March 1890

13 October 1916

Arthur Burnett

Farm Hand

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1876

15 September 1916

Herbert Harry Cole

Farmer

50th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

27 October 1916

Arthur Oswold Cook

Farmer

10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

1889

5 February 1917

David Dawson

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1888

16 July 1917

Albert Fox

Steam Engineer

Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1874

8 May 1915

Edward Baker Godfrey

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1875

27 July 1917

Ernest Wellington Graham

Farmer

8th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery

Driver

1894

10 May 1917

Albert Edward Galbraith

Steam Engineer

7th Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Private

1890

18 September 1916

George William Hanna

Farmer

25th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

9 April 1917

Fred Hodge

Barber

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

16 February 1917

Peter McGill Kennedy

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1898

8 November 1917

William McGill Kennedy

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

15 October 1916

William McCrindle

Farm Hand

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1875

3 September 1918

Edward Hercule Megill MM

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

1897

9 March 1918

Sidney George Middleton

Clerk

10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

12 May 1916

Alexander Phillips

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

12 April 1917

Edwin Eric Ray

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1893

10 November 1917

Mark Percy Ray

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1887

15 August 1917

Royal Albert Stubbs

Accountant

28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1887

15 September 1916

William Wallis Sammon

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1889

12 April 1917

James Clifford Stewart

Bank Clerk

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

9 October 1916

Duncan Turner

Blacksmith

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1878

28 August 1918

Hugh Christopher Wagner

Steam Fitter

222nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1878

18 May 1917

Frank Wallace

Farm Hand

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1883

7 April 1917

John Wilson Watchorn

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

3 June 1917

Walter Roy Watchorn

Farmer

Canadian Army Veterinary Corps

Private

1899

12 February 1919

Gordon Lambrook Weiner

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

13 April 1917

Albert Williams

Section Foreman

10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1889

22 April 1915

Cecil Williams

Section Foreman

10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1887

23 April 1915

Harry Yeomans

Labourer

10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1893

28 April 1917

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Wilbert Roy Boulton

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

Private

1917

23 July 1943

Norman Buchanan

Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Rifleman

1914

16 February 1945

Douglas Newlands Cameron

640 (RAF) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

13 August 1922

17 June 1944

Henry Doerksen

Royal Regiment of Canada, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1919

3 March 1945

James Clare Godkin

Lake Superior Regiment (Motor), Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1922

9 August 1944

George Stephen Hawken

6th Armoured Regiment, 1st Hussars, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Trooper

1923

6 June 1944

Russel Lloyd George Hosea DFC

115 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1916

8 March 1942

Clifford Charles Irwin

Algonquin Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Sergeant

3 March 1920

3 November 1944

Andrew Joseph Laing

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Private

1919

19 August 1942

Robert Andrew Livingston DFC

405 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1922

22 June 1943

Stanley James Marshall

1 Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery

Gunner

1921

18 December 1943

Lawrance McMillan DFC

400 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Lieutenant

1921

9 May 1945

Stephen Pascal

166 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

1923

24 March 1945

John Coles Sprott

433 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

1915

17 August 1944

Ronald Gear Sprott

Royal Canadian Air Force

Leading Aircraftman

1921

3 August 1942

Alfred William Wood

Loyal Edmonton Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1921

1 June 1944

James Duncan Wright

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

Sergeant

21 June 1917

15 June 1945

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: 11 November 2018

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