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Manitoba History No. 89
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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Rivers War Memorial (Rivers, Municipality of Riverdale)

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

A monument was erected in commemoration of soldiers from the Rivers area killed during military service.

Rivers War Memorial

Rivers War Memorial (September 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.03122, W100.24074
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Thomas Clifford Batty

Farmer

1st Depot Battalion, Manitoba Regiment

Private

1896

15 May 1918

Robert Percival Bowman
[Armoury]

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

3 March 1896

15 September 1916

Lyman Leslie Brooks MM

Hardware Clerk

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

1893

1 May 1917

Robert William Brown

Clerk

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1888

29 April 1918

Edward Charles Ferg

Locomotive Engineer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

25 April 1915

Norman Ferguson

Locomotive Stationary Engineer

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Corporal

1877

2 June 1916

Henry Fowler

Boiler Maker

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

31 March 1887

4 June 1916

James Frederick Hawkins

Boiler Maker

Canadian Army Medical Corps

Private

14 September 1883

7 July 1921

Randall Hays

Farmer

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

10 August 1918

Herbert "Harry" Higgins
[Armoury, Transcona]

Locomotive Fireman

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

10 November 1889

5 June 1916

Hubert Frederick Kann

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1893

15 September 1916

Irwin Russel Miller

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

1 October 1918

Stanley George Newman

Farmer

18th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1891

10 March 1916

George Nelson Porteous
[Cypress River]

Farmer

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

5 April 1896

13 October 1918

John Rix
[Armoury]

Farm Hand

28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

28 February 1895

22 August 1917

Thomas William Roberts

Carpenter’s Apprentice

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1898

28 October 1917

Robert Chester Sargent

Farmer and Teacher

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Private

1895

16 September 1916

H. Smith

?

?

?

?

?

Martin Wareham

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1890

4 June 1916

Ivor Vincent Withers

Clerk

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Lance Corporal

1893

5 June 1916

Samuel Thomas Zaharia

Farmer

100th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

14 September 1917

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Charles Michael Beltz

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Corporal

9 February 1918

19 December 1941

Drummond Edward Chapman

23 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

21 April 1922

7 November 1941

Philip Chura

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Private

4 November 1904

12 July 1943

Robert Llewellyn Davies

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Lance Corporal

5 August 1920

21 July 1944

Oliver Roland Donogh
[Glenboro]

Royal Winnipeg Rifles, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Lieutenant

2 August 1921

19 July 1944

Frederick Henry Dowland

Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

9 January 1923

7 September 1942

Herbert Lloyd Dowland

114 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer Class I

3 November 1918

25 August 1944

William Dutka

25th Armored Delivery Regiment, Elgin Regiment, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Trooper

14 January 1912

9 June 1944

Glen McKay

Atlantic Ferry Command

Radio Operator

?

1941

Dietrich Victor Klassen

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

Private

16 April 1923

23 July 1943

Ole Burnett Konsmo

HMCS Guysborough, Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve

Cook

24 January 1910

18 March 1945

Irvin Melville Lowe

76 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer Class II

28 January 1919

3 December 1943

Hugh Charles McFadden

168 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

3 July 1913

2 April 1944

Albert Thomas Murray

Royal Canadian Army Service Corps

Private

20 January 1914

26 February 1946

John Oliver Hugh Nevill

57 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1 May 1916

2 April 1942

Reginald Frank Piercy

429 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

16 August 1910

25 February 1945

James Wallace Piercy

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

8 October 1912

27 May 1945

Ralph Ainsworth Post

106 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

20 June 1920

19 May 1942

Albert James Radcliffe

Royal Canadian Air Force

Leading Aircraftman

22 November 1921

20 October 1943

Kenneth Lloyd Radcliffe

44 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

16 September 1924

25 March 1944

Bertram Shylega

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

26 January 1921

4 January 1945

Gibson Ritchie Stratford

Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

23 June 1919

31 May 1942

John Emerson Thompson MC

4 Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery

Captain

?

25 July 1944

Thomas Allan Thomson

426 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

22 August 1921

28 January 1944

Thomas William J. Trewin

406 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Lieutenant

2 April 1905

5 April 1945

Nelson J. Vickery

Regina Rifle Regiment

Rifleman

21 February 1916

9 June 1944

Albert Wareham

Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

7 July 1919

30 July 1942

Ronald Joseph Warren MM

Monmouthshire Regiment

Private

23 April 1923

25 February 1945

Arthur Lawrence Wood

644 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer Class II

23 April 1922

27 May 1944

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: 3 February 2019

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