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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Veteran’s Memorial Plaque (Riverton, Municipality of Bifrost-Riverton)

A monument at Riverton, erected by the United Veterans of Manitoba on 8 November 2015, commemorates the First Nation, Metis, and Inuit veterans, and is in remembrance of all veterans who served, fought, and died in defense of Canada and North America. Along the pathway is a concrete bench inscribed with the names of the five Riverton military personnel who died in the First World War and Second World War.

Veteran’s Memorial Plaque

Veteran’s Memorial Plaque (June 2020)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Bench honouring five Riverton veterans

Bench honouring five Riverton veterans (June 2020)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.99759, W96.99387
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War





Birth Date

Death Date

Arthur (Arni Valdimar) Davis


43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

29 September 1888

21 September 1916

Halmer Sigurdson


16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry


24 May 1896

25 September 1916

Stonie Halm Sigurdson


8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry


28 February 1894

30 October 1918

Second World War




Birth Date

Death Date

Halfdan Solbert Emile Renaud

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


4 December 1919

15 December 1943

Frank Zubriski
[Flin Flon]

Royal Canadian Engineers


8 July 1923

10 July 1943


This page was prepared by Rose Kuzina and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 11 August 2021

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