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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Paul’s United Church (Graysville, RM of Dufferin)

This United church in Graysville in the Rural Municipality of Dufferin was constructed in 1912. An Honour Roll and plaque inside the building identify parishioners who served and were killed during military service in the Second World War.

Among the clerics who served at St. Paul’s was John Henry Shemilt (?-1951).

St. Paul’s United Church at Graysville

St. Paul’s United Church at Graysville (April 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Date stone of St. Paul’s United Church at Graysville

Date stone of St. Paul’s United Church at Graysville (June 2019)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.50889, W98.15854
denoted by symbol on the map above

Parishioners Killed in the Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Herbert Allan Baker
[Carman, Graysville School]

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

30 November 1917

29 January 1944

Frederick Colin “Fred” Duncan
[Carman, Graysville School]

49 (RAF) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer Class II

1 October 1917

28 February 1943

Joseph William “Joe” Fuller
[Carman, Graysville School]

Fort Garry Horse, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps

Trooper

16 January 1917

9 June 1944

Harold John Glenn
[Carman, Graysville School]

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

Private

19 October 1920

19 August 1942

Wilfred Hodgson
[Carman]

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise’s), Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

7 July 1910

5 August 1944

Robert James “Jim” Kee
[Carman, Graysville School]

61 (RAF) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force

Warrant Officer Class II

27 March 1921

3 January 1943

Glen Mathew Kennedy
[Carman, Graysville School]

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

Private

3 May 1922

29 July 1944

Cecil Fox Lavarie (Lavery)
[Carman]

Winnipeg Grenadiers, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Private

26 August 1914

13 February 1943

Robert James “Bob” McIntyre
[Carman, Graysville School]

Royal Canadian Air Force

Flying Officer

22 July 1923

15 September 1946

Sources:

Obituary [John Henry Shemilt], Winnipeg Free Press, 29 December 1969, page 32.

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: 23 July 2019

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