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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ritchot War Memorial (St. Adolphe, RM of Ritchot)

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A monument on the grounds of the Rural Municipality of Ritchot office in St. Adolphe was erected to commemorate local persons who were killed during military service.

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Ritchot War Memorial

Ritchot War Memorial (June 2019)
Source: Darryl Toews

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.67162, W97.11139
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Damien Alary
[Binscarth, Russell, St. Lazare]

Farmer

46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

25 July 1895

21 August 1917

George William Barrett
[Niverville]

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

6 April 1889

15 August 1917

William Dupuis
[St. Claude]

Farmer

22nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

9 March 1881

16 August 1918

George French
[Niverville]

Brakesman

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

2 October 1894

27 August 1918

William McVicar Grant
[Next of Kin, Niverville]

Private

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

4 July 1882

9 April 1917

Cecil Albert Harrison

Rancher

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Corporal

7 June 1896

15 September 1916

David Lacroix

Labourer

22nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

12 October 1896

17 August 1917

Robert Grant “Putts” McVicar MM
[Next of Kin, Westminster]

Clerk

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

1 January 1895

23 December 1917

Harold Lyttleton Tayler

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

12 August 1895

10 November 1917

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Peter Murray Anderson DFC
[Domain, Morris]

207 (RAF) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Lieutenant

8 April 1922

11 April 1945

Walter Jack Bigurski

Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

28 June 1922

3 January 1944

William Richardson Bower
[Domain, Morris]

14 (RAF) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

7 March 1911

23 November 1942

Harry Kenny Cox
[Domain, Morris]

Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

4 March 1923

2 July 1942

James Richard Waclaw de Rzonca

Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

29 August 1921

16 April 1942

Thomas Leopold Philip Paul Delorme

245 (RAF) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

29 January 1922

23 February 1942

William Keveriga

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

27 September 1916

15 September 1944

Christopher Frederick Bud McRae

75 (RAF) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1 October 1917

23 September 1943

William Gordon McRae

354 (RAF) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Lieutenant

15 June 1915

26 March 1945

Aime Pierre Trudeau

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Rifleman

29 June 1917

16 February 1945

Frederick Vere Webb
[Niverville]

427 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

10 May 1916

16 September 1943

Frank Woytowich

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

9 October 1917

25 December 1941

Post-War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

J. E. Paul Gratton

Canadian Armed Forces

Corporal

?

9 May 1970

Gilbert Lemoine

Royal Canadian Air Force

Leading Aircraftman

1940

1965

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 Darryl Toews and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 July 2019

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