Born in Winnipeg and educated at King Edward School and Isaac Newton School, he was a gunner aboard a Lancaster bomber who was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for conspicuous bravery while in action. He is commemorated by Andrew Mynarski School, a Winnipeg park, a plaque, and a statue.
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Andrew Mynarski VC School (1111 Machray Avenue, Winnipeg)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Andrew C. Mynarski VC Plaque (Kildonan Park, Winnipeg)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Andrew Mynarski Statue (Vimy Ridge Park, Winnipeg)
Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by John M. “Jack” Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 9 October 2017
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