Historic Sites of Manitoba: Treesbank School No. 1004 / Treesbank Memorial Monuments (Treesbank, Municipality of Glenboro-South Cypress)
Two stone monuments, on the grounds of the recreation park at Treesbank in the Municipality of Glenboro-South Cypress, commemorate the churches of Treesbank, community members who served in the First World War and Second World War, and the original Treesbank School No. 1004 which was situated 100 yards west of this site from 1899 to 1957, and a new school at the same site from 1957 to 1967.
Among the teachers of Treesbank School were John B. Wallis (1899-1900) and Miss Janette Brown (1965-1966).
Churches of Treesbank
First World War Deaths
First World War Service
They included Ralph A. Aspelund, John W. Anderson, William Beirnes, Thomas H. Bond, Norris Brown, James T. Cullen, Maurice Clench, Stuart Criddle, George Dickieson, Thomas J. Drake, Emra G. Farough, Roy J. A. Farough, Donald R. Fraser, Francis Gowan, Earl A. Graves, John F. Harms, Edward A. Jackson, George Jacobs, Frederick U. Jealous, H. Howard Kohler, Robert G. Little, J. Fletcher McCrum, Forrest McCrum, William Martin, Claude Mitchell, G. Albert Naismith, Lawrence Naismith, Jesse A. Naismith, George Peters, Francis A. Rinder, Donald A. G. Rinder, Thomas L. Shaddock, Sidney Saker, George Slack, Oswald F. Somersall, Samuel A. Somersall, Charles H. Sundell, Roy Wallace, Charles Wheeler, and Harcombe Wilkinson.
Second World War Service
They included Bernard Bournier, Morley Brown, Bert Clark, Paul Criddle, Percy Criddle, Willis Cory, Bert Drake, Cecil Drake, Harry Drake, Ralph Drake, Roy Drake, George Findlay, Jack Gowan, Edgar Hamer, Shirley Hamer, Sam Hawkins, Ed Hill, Ed Husband, “Buck” Jackson, Morley Leachman, Elmer Little, George Mair, Philip McLeod, Howard Milne, Mac Morgan, Elmer Naismith, Tom Quigley, Stanley Richards, Bill Rolfe, Don Rollins, Tom Shearer, Alf Silliphant, Charlie Steer, Sam Stewart, Norman Tishburn, Ernie Thornborough, G. Wade-Brown, and Bill Wallace.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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).
Beneath the Long Grass by Glenboro and Area Historical Society, 1979, page 97.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 1 March 2020
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