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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Pilot Mound War Memorial (Pilot Mound, Municipality of Louise)

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

A monument at Pilot Mound, in the Municipality of Louise, was unveiled on 9 September 1920 to commemorate soldiers from the local area killed during military service. Adjacent to the monument is a German artillery gun from the First World War.

Pilot Mound War Memorial

Pilot Mound War Memorial (June 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

German 7.58-cm artillery gun next to the war memorial

German 7.58-cm artillery gun next to the war memorial (July 2013)
Source: Jean McManus

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.20108, W98.89741
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

William Daniel Acorn

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

29 November 1921

George Baird

Bank Clerk

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

26 September 1916

John Robert Blackburn

Farmer

10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1880

21 May 1915

James Alfred Boote

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1898

8 August 1918

Leonard Harold Boote

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

16 August 1918

Charles William Butler

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1883

12 October 1917

James Currie
[Armoury]

Student

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

18 February 1895

9 April 1917

Thomas Denholm

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1891

3 May 1917

George Dodsworth

Baker

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

?

6 November 1917

Charles Embury

Barber

184th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1881

9 January 1921

Donald Haig Fraser

Student

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1899

27 September 1918

Arthur Gamble

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1885

3 June 1917

Philip Godon

Labourer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1872

3 May 1918

John Greener

Fireman

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1890

23 August 1917

William Austin Johns

Lineman

Canadian Light Horse

Private

1892

15 November 1917

Jackie Jones

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

24 April 1917

Harry Landers

Farmer

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1883

1 November 1918

Alexander Law

Farm Labourer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

13 April 1917

Murdock Mckenzie MacDonald

Clerk

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

7 June 1886

26 September 1916

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

Clergyman

10th Field Ambulance, Canadian Army Medical Corps

Private

22 October 1891

16 September 1916

Robert Elfred McJannet

Clerk

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1895

2 June 1916

John Archibald MacLeod

Farmer

184th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1898

31 March 1916

William John McKinnon

Mechanic

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1898

29 September 1918

William Henry Odell

Farmer

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

26 October 1917

Gustave Oliver Sole

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Lance Corporal

1895

10 August 1918

Francis Pierson

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1895

15 September 1916

Stanley Augustus Pointer

Farmer

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

6 June 1916

Herbert Henry Richardson

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1886

10 November 1917

Harvey Peter Robertson

Student

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

4 September 1918

Rea Russell Robie

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1891

3 May 1917

George Fredrick Roskilly

Farmer

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

29 June 1917

Sidney James Smith

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1884

13 October 1918

Clarence Thomas Standing

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1893

26 October 1917

John George Sterling

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1891

27 September 1918

William Wallace

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

27 November 1916

John Whitcombe

Machinist

1st Armoured Regiment, Royal Canadian Dragoons

Lance Corporal

1889

1 July 1915

Samuel John Wood

Farming

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1898

19 September 1916

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Tage Gynther Agerbak

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Corporal

30 July 1915

20 December 1941

Jack Montgomery Bissett

427 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Squadron Leader

10 August 1920

31 March 1944

Melvin Ronald Brooks

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Lance Corporal

24 April 1922

16 February 1945

Harold Wallace German

434 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

17 June 1921

3 October 1943

Ralph Edward Hawken

148 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer Class I Air Gunner

21 July 1913

4 November 1943

Leonard Norman Jonnason

76 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

17 January 1924

17 April 1943

Wilson James Laird

South Saskatchewan Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Lieutenant

8 May 1919

23 October 1944

Harvey Albert Legary

427 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1 August 1921

29 July 1944

Edward Douglas MacMurchy

428 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

17 December 1917

27 September 1943

George McPherson McDonald

Royal Canadian Army Service Corps

Lance Corporal

18 October 1912

28 August 1943

Norman Hugh McKay

Royal Regiment of Canada, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

29 October 1924

28 August 1944

William Maurice Popplestone

114 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

22 September 1920

26 March 1942

James Kemp Potter

422 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

24 March 1916

19 December 1942

Elven G. W. Sims

21st Armoured Regiment, Governor General’s Foot Guards, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Guardsman

21 April 1912

29 August 1944

Sources:

“Pilot Mound Unveiled Spendid Memorial to Great War Dead,” Brandon Daily Sun, 10 September 1923, page 16.

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 Jean McManus for providing additional information used here.

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

Page revised: 7 December 2019

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