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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Stonewall Masonic War Memorial (Stony Mountain, RM of Rockwood)

On 3 February 1920, a bronze tablet in memory of four members of the Stonewall Masonic Lodge No. 12 who were killed in action during the First World War was unveiled at a ceremony at the Stonewall Masonic Temple. The tablet was displayed at the Masonic Lodge in Stony Mountain at the time of a 2021 site visit.

Stonewall Masonic War Memorial

Stonewall Masonic War Memorial (April 2021)
Source: Tim Heisler

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.08699, W97.21889
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War Casualties





Birth Date

Death Date

Gilbert Edward Cooper
[Bank of Hamilton, Next of Kin, St. Matthews Anglican, Stonewall]

Bank Clerk

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry


24 March 1892

25 January 1916

Albert Cross

Building Contractor

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Company Sergeant Major

11 June 1881

31 March 1917

David Leonard McComb
[Next of Kin, St. Giles, Stonewall, Stony Mountain]


5th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery


7 July 1889

13 June 1916

Roy George Edward Stokes
[Stonewall, Teulon]


8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry


11 March 1882

13 June 1916

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Stony Mountain Veterans and Pioneers Monument (RM of Rockwood)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Stony Mountain War Memorial (Stony Mountain, RM of Rockwood)


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 (

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).

“Masonic News,” Stonewall Argus, 4 February 1920, page 1.

We thank Tim Heisler for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Darryl Toews and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 October 2021

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