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Middle Lake Veterans with Canada’s Fighting Forces

Middle Lake is situated just to the west of Saskatchewan Provincial Highway 20 east of Lucien Lake. The village locates at section 31- township 40- range 23-West of the 2nd meridian or Latitude – Longitude (DMS) 52° 28′ 58″ N, 105° 18′ 28″ W according to Canadian Geographical Names.

The Middle Lake Celebrate Saskatchewan History Book Committee compiled a list of veterans in their book; Middle Lake the Vintage Years A History of the village of Middle Lake Including school districts of Grove Lake, Middle Lake, Merrywood, Mackintosh, Lake Ignace, Lucien Lake and Wilfred published in 1982. Besides the listing, they have also compiled a gallery of photos of those who have served from the area. A sample of a certificate of service, is also included in this local history book.

Abel, Otto Abel, Philip Baker, Edward Brockmann, George Brunyanski Ed. Brunyanski, Leslie
Forrwald, Sylvester Fischer, Louis Grant, Jos. Gretz, Lawrence Grudnmann, Otto Gebkenjans, Herman
Gebkenjans, John Hoffman, Ernest Halischuk, Fred Halischuck, John Heppner, Geo. Hanke, John
Little, Willie Livingstone, ivan Livingstone, Henry McDougall, Max MacLeod, J.W. Miller, Hubert
Meyers, Ben Molnar. Zoltan Nagy, Steve Nagy, Mike Olynuk, Pete Svab, Jone
Svab, Charles Siba, Frank Siba, Andrew Siba, Paul Siba Leslie Thompson, Jim
Vanyo, Frank Vanyo, James John Vanyo, Alex Livingston, Cama Livingstone, Norman Kirsch, Wm
Kaun L.C. Kiled in Action March 5 1945

Additionally the Canadian Virtual War Memorial adds a biography about Sergeant Melvin Caspar Tagseth, son of Mathias and Lydia Tagseth, of Middle Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada, gave the supreme sacrifice August 13, 1941 serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Private Lewis Charles Kaun son of Paul A. and Agnes T. (Auchstaetter) Kaun, of Middle Lake, Saskatchewan. died March 5, 1945 while serving with the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders, R.C.I.C. in the army. Kaun is buried at Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery in the Netherlands.