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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Souris War Memorial (First Street South, Souris, Municipality of Souris-Glenwood)

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First World War | Second World War | Other | Sources

A pair of monuments in front of the Souris Legion on First Street in Souris were erected in commemoration of soldiers from the Souris area killed during military service.

Souris War Memorials

Souris War Memorials (October 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.61836, W100.25816
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Arthur Andrews

Farmer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Quartermaster

1889

30 October 1918

Frederick Barlow

Locomotive Wiper

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Sergeant

1888

24 March 1918

William Henry Barlow

Coal Miner

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1884

12 August 1916

David Bell

Farmer

78th Company, Canadian Forestry Corps

Private

1887

6 October 1918

Albert Cecil Cutting Bloomfield

Tinsmith

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Lieutenant

1896

8 April 1918

William Ernest Brindle

Electrician

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

3 October 1916

Robert Bruce Brommell

Customs Broker

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1889

25 April 1915

Herbert John Brunt

Cook

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Lance Corporal

1883

21 August 1917

Daniel Campbell

Farm Labourer

27 Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

1889

27 November 1916

Roy Alexander Chaplin

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1891

2 June 1916

George Laban Clevett

Labourer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

12 November 1917

Eli Ferris Collier

Clerk

13th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1886

4 September 1916

Samuel Conway Davison

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Corporal

1897

4 January 1919

William Alexander Davison

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1885

15 November 1917

Roland Donogh

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1896

12 April 1917

Floyd Clifton Freeman

Printer

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Private

1883

12 March 1918

J. Hackett

?

?

?

?

?

William Albert Haddleton

Engineer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1886

28 November 1917

Robert James Harrison

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Lance Corporal

1889

6 June 1916

Frederick Hart

Farmer

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1888

25 July 1916

Malcolm Charles Heather

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

27 October 1917

William Frank Hillier

Farmer

Canadian Labour Corps

Private

1880

19 May 1918

George Hodgson

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1889

6 November 1917

Norman Frederick Hoon

Brakesman

2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1890

9 September 1916

George Robert Jackson

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1889

10 November 1917

Leonard Burnley Kitchen

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

15 September 1916

James Knowles

Farmer

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

27 September 1918

Albert Philip Lacombe

Livery

11th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

1876

14 November 1918

Stanley Edward Lewis
[Armoury]

Farmer

10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

30 January 1893

24 May 1915

Charles Wesley Lovatt
[Bunclody, Minto, Next of Kin, Wesley College]

Student

12th Field Ambulance, Canadian Army Medical Corps

Private

1886

29 October 1917

William Lovie

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

15 September 1916

Basil Douglas Martin

Labourer

90th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1897

12 December 1915

Arthur Mills

Plumber

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

15 January 1891

10 August 1918

George Edward Moss

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1894

31 October 1916

Archibald William McConechy
[Lenore, 108 Battalion]

Chemist & Druggist

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

17 November 1890

8 August 1918

David McDill
[Lakeside]

Bank Clerk

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1888

11 December 1915

Dugald George McDougall

Farmer

29th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

17 August 1893

14 July 1916

James Foy McFadzen

Farmer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1888

24 March 1917

Richard McKeevor

Fireman

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1888

23 March 1916

N. C. McLeod

?

?

?

 

?

Samuel Tyndall Nelson

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Sergeant

1880

18 September 1916

Thomas Vincent Patrick

?

Royal Air Force

Cadet

?

18 May 1918

Bertram Raynor

Trackman

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

30 October 1917

Warren Read

Telegraph Operator

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1895

26 October 1917

James Harold Riddle
[Armoury]

Clerk

3rd Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Private

7 July 1888

14 August 1918

Henry Edwin Roberts

Farmer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1878

5 November 1917

R. Rowland

?

?

?

?

?

Joseph Sharman

Farming

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1886

23 August 1917

William Howard Simpkins

Apprentice Engineer

14th (Reserve) Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1896

26 June 1917

George Ralph Singleton

Farmer

5th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Quartermaster

1889

28 September 1918

Thomas James Smallman

Motorman

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1895

5 June 1916

William Smallman

Labourer

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1892

5 January 1917

H. L. Smith

?

?

?

?

?

Earl Ross Smyth
[Eatons]

Engraver

101st Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1894

15 April 1916

Thomas Alfred Stamp MM

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1886

9 August 1918

William Somersall

Engineer

49th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1889

9 June 1917

Robert William “Bob” Temple

Farmer

2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1885

24 June 1916

John Wood Thomson

Farmer

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1891

28 September 1916

Richard “Percy” Webber

Sewer Foreman

28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1876

6 April 1916

J. White

?

?

?

?

?

Fauntelroy Wickett

Farming & Tinsmith

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1888

6 July 1917

Jonathan Wilson

Farming

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1880

26 October 1917

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Arthur Franklin Alcock

Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

1919

17 June 1942

Percy Barlow

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

1909

17 December 1944

Donald Lyall Beatty

Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer

1918

26 May 1943

Harold N. Byers

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Lieutenant

1919

23 January 1945

Clarence Melville Collier

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Officer

1916

16 December 1943

William Thomas Crabb

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1913

8 September 1942

James Herbert “Jim” Forster

3rd Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps

Trooper

?

12 April 1945

Frederick William Fraser

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Corporal

15 February 1921

21 July 1944

John William Graafstra

242nd Squadron, Royal Air Force

Flight Officer

1912

23 May 1940

Rudolf Carle Hase

227th Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant

1922

4 December 1944

James Patrick Hayes

Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

1920

6 July 1942

Gordon Glynn Marsh

8th Reconnaissance Regiment, 14th Canadian Hussars, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Trooper

1922

30 August 1944

William John McLachlin

Veterans Guard of Canada

Private

12 December 1898

10 May 1944

Harry Nathanial McRae

Royal Canadian Air Force

Aircraftman

1912

31 October 1942

Joseph Lawrie Outerson

76th Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Pilot Officer

1924

25 April 1945

Albert Alexander Poyner

HMCS Chippawa, Royal Canadian Navy

Stoker

1921

9 January 1944

Edward James Reid MC

Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Captain

1916

6 October 1944

Norman Wesley Robinson

1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1922

31 March 1945

Albert Edward Roden

431st Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

1912

19 November 1943

John Sadeski

419th Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Sergeant

1919

3 August 1943

Donald Sinclair

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

Private

14 May 1916

22 July 1943

Daniel Donald Stark

Lake Superior Regiment (Motor), Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Lieutenant

1913

4 November 1944

Frederick George Stephenson

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry

Lance Corporal

1920

20 September 1944

Gordon Suddaby

Regina Rifle Regiment

Corporal

1921

17 August 1944

Arthur Percival Thompson

10th Armoured Regiment, Fort Garry Horse, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Lieutenant

2 July 1918

28 September 1944

James Walter Walford

Saskatoon Light Infantry, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

1925

12 April 1945

Harold Robert Wallbridge

Royal Canadian Air Force

Leading Aircraftman

1921

8 June 1945

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).

The People of Souris and Glenwood From the Earliest Beginnings to the Present by Souris and District Heritage Club, Inc.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 12 May 2019

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