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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans
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Manitoba Recipients of the 125th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation Medal

The 125th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation Medal was presented in 1992 to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Canadian Confederation, in 1867. The medal was awarded to those who have made outstanding and exemplary contributions to their communities or to Canada as a whole.

The following is an incomplete list of medal recipients. If you know of other 125th Anniversary of Canadian Confederal Medal recipients from Manitoba, please contact the MHS webmaster at webmaster@mhs.mb.ca.

Recipient

City

Calvin James “Jim” Alward (1923-2017)

Winnipeg

Lena Anderson

?

James Glenn Armstrong

Winnipeg

Alfred Edwin “Eddy” Arnold (1898-2005)

Shoal Lake

Uberta Margaret Ellen Ross Blackburn (?-1996)

Winnipeg

Ron Blatz

Winnipeg

Norma Ingimundson Busby (1930-2008)

Winnipeg

Kenneth Donald Carels (1938-2005)

Melita

Albert Thomas “Ab” Chapman (1918-2013)

Rivers

Gulzar Singh Cheema

Winnipeg

Vera Chernecki

Winnipeg

Arthur Edward Christensen (1916-2018)

West St. Paul

Inderjit Singh Claire (1931-2004)

Winnipeg

George Arthur Clavelle (1932-2015)

Winnipeg

Jim Daly

Winnipeg

Wilfred D. “Wilf” Daniels (1919-1999)

Winnipeg

Gwen Davidner (?-1995)

Winnipeg

Donald George Deacon (1925-2011)

Winnipeg

Mary Anne Dorothea Taylor Dempster (1921-2010)

Winnipeg

Shelagh Dorothea Sutherland Douglas (?-2004)

Winnipeg

Ian Ventress Dubienski (1921-1998)

Winnipeg

Stephen Dvorak

?

Margaret Ida Eyers (1921-2013)

Winnipeg

Violet Vickers “Vi” Farrow (c1916-2009)

Winnipeg

Wasyly Fedak (1909-2005)

Winnipeg

Irene H. Friesen

?

Joan Friesen

?

Arthur Edmund “Bert” Hall (1920-2014)

Manitou

Ernie Halligan

Winnipeg

Geraldine “Gerrie” Hammond (?-1992)

Winnipeg

John Harvard (1938-2016)

Winnipeg

Leta Hilton

?

Phyllis Margaret Holtby (1906-1993)

Winnipeg

Ann Hunt

?

Grace Cruikshank Ivey (1921-2010)

Winnipeg

Helgi Jones (1916-2000)

Gimli

Carolyn Louise Baldner Keith (c1942-2010)

Winnipeg

Tom Kendall

Winnipeg

Vladimirus John Walter Kowalchuk (1909-2004)

Winnipeg

Walter Kucharczyk (1921-2003)

Winnipeg

Berthe LaFleche

?

Peter M. Liba (1940-2007)

Winnipeg

John “Jack” Matheson (1924-2011)

Winnipeg

George McCloy (1922-2009)

Winnipeg

Shirley Norma Thordarson McCreedy (1922-2009)

Winnipeg

Helen McCullough

?

David John “Dave” McDowell (1938-2019)

Winnipeg

Jeannette Metcalfe

?

Joyce Milgaard

?

Stanley “Stan” Millar (1921-2001)

Winnipeg

Antonio Francisco “Tony” Morien (1919-2008)

Winnipeg

Charlotte Louise Kingdon Oleson (1932-2017)

Glenboro

Brian Norman Orvis (1931-2010)

Winnipeg

John Draper Perrin III

Winnipeg

Edna Lenora Perry

Winnipeg

David J. Place

Selkirk

Victor Pruden

?

Irene Catherine Rebiffe Renaud (1933-2015)

Winnipeg

James Armstrong Richardson (1922-2004)

Winnipeg

Mina Rosner (1913-1997)

Winnipeg

Thomas Albert “Bert” Sandercock (1925-2019)

Selkirk

Clarence Henry Saunders (1907-2007)

Winnipeg

Doris Boyce Saunders (1901-2003)

Winnipeg

George B. Schreyer (1920-2017)

St. Andrews

Christian “Chris” Schubert (1905-2001)

Winnipeg

Benjamin “Ben” Schwartz (1917-2011)

Winnipeg

Yaroslaw “Cecil” Semchyshyn (1930-2002)

Winnipeg

Mitchell William Sharp (1911-2004)

Ottawa

Beatrice Barrie Hawken Sharpe (?-1997)

Winnipeg

Gisele Jeannette Souque (1953-2018)

Winnipeg

Gordon Sparkes

Winnipeg

Lorna Stevens

Winnipeg

Elizabeth Todd “Betty” Stewart (1930-2000)

Winnipeg

Audrey Strom

Winnipeg

Wilf Strom

Winnipeg

Glen Suggett

Portage la Prairie

George Swinton (1917-2002)

Winnipeg

Jon Toogood

Winnipeg

George Waters

Winnipeg

Jack Watts

?

Walter Ernest Winters (1935-2010)

Winnipeg

Jim Wright

?

Carl Lewis Wullum (1937-2002)

Winnipeg

Iva J. Hay Yeo

Winnipeg

Joseph Yu Sun Yuen (1942-2014)

Winnipeg

Rodney Anthony Allan “Rod” Zimmer (1942-2016)

Winnipeg

See also:

Manitoba Recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal

Manitoba Recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal

Manitoba Recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal

Manitoba Recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Manitoba Inductees to the Order of the British Empire

Manitoba Recipients of Knighthoods

Manitoba Recipients of the Canadian Centennial Medal

Manitoba Recipients of the 125th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation Medal

Manitoba Members of the Order of Canada

Members of the Order of Manitoba

Members of the Manitoba Order of the Buffalo Hunt

Recipients of the Manitoba Centennial Medal

Members of the Manitoba Order of the Crocus

Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Historical Preservation and Promotion

Winnipeg Citizens Hall of Fame

Sources:

“More laurels for Kendall,” Winnipeg Free Press, 28 May 1993, page C2.

A Prairie Girl’s Life: The Story of the Reverend Edna Lenora Perry by Edna Lenora Perry, 2014. [Winnipeg Public Library]

We thank Colleen Armstrong, Nathan Kramer, and Frances Waters for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 June 2019

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