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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Nesbitt Honour Roll (Nesbitt, Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa)

An honour roll in the Nesbitt Community Hall, on Chesley Street in Nesbitt in the Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa, commemorates people from the local area who served in the military during the First World War.

Nesbitt Honour Roll

Nesbitt Honour Roll (November 2022)
Source: Norma Will

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.60065, W99.86161
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War Casualties

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Arnold Edward Davies
[Wawanesa Hospital]

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

26 October 1887

16 September 1917

Henry (Harry) Reynolds Dawson
[Wawanesa Hospital]

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

10 September 1897

5 June 1916

John Thompson Fisher
[Berbank, Next of Kin, Norwood Methodist, Wawanesa, Wawanesa Hospital, Wesley College]

Student

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

25 December 1890

30 August 1917

Joseph Henry Hardwick
[Berbank, Wawanesa Hospital]

Farmer

5th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery

Acting Bombardier

14 October 1893

13 April 1917

Orton Wilfred Harrison

Fireman

10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

10 March 1892

11 November 1917

Gordon Livingston
[Wawanesa, Wawanesa Hospital]

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

15 September 1895

26 July 1917

Henry Lyle Martin
[Berbank, Wawanesa Hospital]

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

25 April 1890

22 November 1918

Robert Milroy
[Wawanesa Hospital]

Farm Labour

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

11 March 1905

15 September 1916

Cecil Edmund Minary
[Berbank, Wawanesa Hospital]

Farmer

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

6 July 1895

28 August 1918

James Nelson Pound
[Brandon Armoury, Wawanesa Hospital]

Farm Laborer

85th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

6 April 1876

30 March 1918

Frank Skuce
[Wawanesa Hospital]

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

23 May 1897

4 November 1918

Thomas Wightman
[Wawanesa, Wawanesa Hospital]

Farmer

102nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

3 October 1892

9 April 1917

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 Norma Will for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Darryl Toews and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 November 2022

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