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War Memorials in Manitoba
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This Old Elevator
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Commemorative Plaques of the Winnipeg City Hall (510 Main Street, Winnipeg)

Link to:
Winnipeg General Strike | Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry | HMCS Chippawa | Winnipeg Rifles | University of Winnipeg | Salvation Army | City Hall Dates | War Honour Roll | Sources

The following plaques are displayed in and around the Winnipeg City Hall buildings.

Winnipeg General Strike, 50th Anniversary Plaque

Winnipeg General Strike, 50th Anniversary Plaque (2009)
United Steelworkers of America plaque mounted near the north entrance of the Council Building in 1969.
Source: City of Winnipeg

Second Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry “Freedom of the City” Plaque, 1989

Second Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry “Freedom of the City” Plaque, 1989 (2009)
Mounted near the north entrance of the Council Building in 1989.
Source: City of Winnipeg

Second Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry “Freedom of the City” Plaque, 1995

Second Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry “Freedom of the City” Plaque, 1995 (2009)
Mounted near the north entrance of the Council Building in 1995.
Source: City of Winnipeg

HMCS Chippawa “Freedom of the City” Plaque

HMCS Chippawa “Freedom of the City” Plaque (2009)
Mounted near the north entrance of the Council Building in 1985.
Source: City of Winnipeg

Royal Winnipeg Rifles (Little Black Devils), 100th anniversary “Freedom of the City” Plaque

Royal Winnipeg Rifles (Little Black Devils), 100th anniversary “Freedom of the City” Plaque (2009)
Mounted near the north entrance of the Council Building in 1983.
Source: City of Winnipeg

University of Winnipeg Centenary Convocation Plaque

University of Winnipeg Centenary Convocation Plaque (2009)
Mounted near the north entrance of the Council Building in 1974.
Source: City of Winnipeg

Salvation Army, 100th Anniversary in Winnipeg Plaque

Salvation Army, 100th Anniversary in Winnipeg Plaque (2009)
Mounted in the sidewalk, in 1986.
Source: City of Winnipeg

Salvation Army, 100th Anniversary in Winnipeg Plaque

Salvation Army, 100th Anniversary in Winnipeg Plaque (2009)
Mounted near the southwest corner of the Administration Building in 1986.
Source: City of Winnipeg

City Hall Date Stone

City Hall Date Stone (2010)
Located on a low marble wall on the east side of City Hall,
laid by Mayor Stephen Juba on 15 May 1964.
Source: City of Winnipeg

Winnipeg Civic Centre 50th Anniversary plaque

Winnipeg Civic Centre 50th Anniversary plaque (May 2015)
Source: Nathan Kramer

This plaque, unveiled on 15 May 2014 by Mayor Sam Katz, is located at the southeastern approach to the central courtyard at Winnipeg’s City Hall, formally known as the Winnipeg Civic Centre (WCC). It commemorates the WCC’s 50th Anniversary, comprised of the both the Council Building and Administration Building. Both structures were officially opened in 1964 and based on designs of the local architectural firm of Green Blankstein Russell Associates.

First World War Honour Roll for City of Winnipeg

First World War Honour Roll for City of Winnipeg (November 2019)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89955, W97.13931
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War Casualties Among City of Winnipeg Employees

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

William Joseph Alderson
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Law Student

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

21 July 1888

3 June 1915

Joe Burley
[Winnipeg Hydro]

Electrician, City of Winnipeg Light & Power

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

11 February 1885

28 October 1917

David Casey

Labourer, City of Winnipeg Engineering Department

4th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

30 November 1874

19 April 1916

William Chisholm

Fireman

Lord Strathcona's Horse

Private

?

17 October 1918

William Christopher

Clerk, City of Winnipeg Timekeeper's Department

1st Divisional Train, Canadian Army Service Corps

Sergeant

14 September 1877

20 August 1918

William Clark
[Next of Kin]

Fireman

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

7 June 1885

8 October 1916

Charles Robinson Cockburn
[Winnipeg Hydro]

Mechanic, City of Winnipeg Light & Power

Royal Air Force

Air Mechanic 2nd Class

?

12 October 1918

John Cooper
[Transcona, Winnipeg Hydro]

Electrician, City of Winnipeg Light & Power

19th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

2 November 1892

9 April 1917

Walter Crawley
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Elevator Operator

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

14 October 1899

25 October 1916

Walter A. Dawson MM
[Holy Trinity, Next of Kin, Winnipeg Hydro]

Electric Cableman

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

29 September 1887

4 June 1918

Austin Deakin
[Winnipeg Hydro]

Lineman, City of Winnipeg Light & Power

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

10 December 1890

9 August 1918

John Diplock

Foreman, City of Winnipeg Health Department

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

26 July 1880

16 December 1917

Michael Duffy DCM, MM
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Policeman

1st Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Sergeant

10 February 1890

1 October 1918

Thomas Alexander Durward

Teamster, City of Winnipeg Health Department

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1 February 1872

2 May 1916

William Falcus

Fireman

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

20 February 1890

26 September 1916

Francis Eric Farrell
[Emerson, Next of Kin]

Fireman

2nd Brigade, Canadian Motor Machine Gun

Private

5 July 1890

4 September 1918

Herbert Charles Figgures
[Next of Kin]

Timekeeper, City of Winnipeg Shops

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

6 April 1883

25 October 1916

Thomas Frame
[Next of Kin]

City Fireman

Canadian Motor Machine Gun Brigade

Corporal

22 May 1886

27 March 1918

Henry Clair Gear
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Policeman

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

22 November 1884

29 January 1917

James Jarvis Geddes
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Policeman

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

8 October 1890

8 October 1916

William John Gibbs
[Next of Kin]

Teamster, City of Winnipeg Health Department

78th Battalion Canadian Infantry

Corporal

11 April 1879

29 September 1918

John Gingles
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

City Policeman

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

2 October 1889

20 November 1916

Albert Green
[Next of Kin]

Assistant Bacteriologist, City of Winnipeg Health Department

29th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

16 October 1889

21 August 1917

Joseph Charles Gregory
[Next of Kin]

Clerk, City of Winnipeg Waterworks 

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

24 July 1877

10 April 1917

John Gregson
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Police Constable

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

24 September 1891

14 June 1916

Walter Leslie Griffith

Student

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

Private

20 January 1892

14 April 1916

Albert Edward Griffiths
[Winnipeg Police]

Constable

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

24 July 1881

3 October 1916

William James Hardiman

City of Winnipeg Fire Department

Royal Air Force

Cadet

?

20 November 1918

Herbert Edward Harris

Clerk, City of Winnipeg Engineering Department

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

11 January 1888

8 October 1916

Donald Henderson
[Winnipeg Police]

Policeman

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

9 September 1885

1 May 1917

Robert Bruce Holmes
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Policeman

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

27 September 1884

14 June 1916

Ernest Horton

Warehouseman, City of Winnipeg Health Department

4th Field Ambulance, Royal Canadian Medical Corps

Private

12 June 1890

17 September 1916

James Courage Hunter
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Policeman

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

26 February 1886

31 March 1916

John Stanley Hunter

Time Keeper, City of Winnipeg Timekeeper's Department

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

17 October 1884

30 October 1917

F. J. Jamieson

City of Winnipeg Parks Department

?

?

?

?

Robert John Kerr

Fireman

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

11 April 1887

26 October 1917

Walter Edward Keys
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Saddler and Police Constable

107th Battalion, Canadian Pioneers

Private

2 June 1890

28 February 1918

Eustace Cameron King
[Winnipeg Hydro]

Clerk, City of Winnipeg Light & Power Department

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

Corporal

16 May 1885

10 April 1915

Albert Henry Lindsay
[Next of Kin]

Engineer, City of Winnipeg Engineering Department

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

15 June 1894

13 January 1918

Harry Little
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Hydro]

Clerk, City of Winnipeg Light & Power

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

11 October 1897

6 April 1918

Archibald MacDonald
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Policeman

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

8 February 1886

11 June 1916

William MacDonald MM
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Policeman

Lord Strathcona's Horse

Sergeant

14 February 1893

9 October 1918

Robert Martin MacKay

Clerk, City of Winnipeg Parks Department

2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles

?

6 January 1896

31 March 1917

Alexander MacLeod
[Winnipeg Police]

Policeman

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

22 November 1885

15 July 1916

Percy Frank Masters
[Next of Kin]

Clerk

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

16 February 1899

29 August 1918

John McCarthy
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Policeman

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Company Sergeant Major

21 September 1888

28 April 1917

Frederick McClelland
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Hydro]

Lineman. City of Winnipeg Light & Power

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

15 June 1888

13 January 1917

Hugh B. McDonald

Fireman

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

20 February 1888

26 September 1916

Robert McGregor

Fireman

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

22 September 1885

28 August 1918

Wilbert Angus McLeod
[Next of Kin]

Clerk

1st Battery, Canadian Garrison Artillery

Gunner

17 August 1893

9 August 1917

William Melville
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Police Constable

King’s Company 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards

Guardsman

15 October 1886

13 March 1915

John Milton
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Police Constable

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

14 June 1890

1 August 1916

Garnet Leslie “Sport” Mitchell
[Next of Kin]

Assistant to the Playground Commissioner, City of Winnipeg Playgrounds Department

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

17 June 1893

20 April 1917

William Herbert Mumby
[Winnipeg Hydro]

Lamp Trimmer, City of Winnipeg Light & Power

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

17 November 1888

27 September 1918

Henry Bertram Nason
[Kelvin, Next of Kin, Wesley College]

Student (Science)

Lord Strathcona's Horse

Private

29 November 1895

1 December 1917

Joseph Outerson
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Police Officer

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

12 September 1883

19 November 1916

Arthur Ernest Payne MM
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Policeman

9th Company, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Sergeant

26 March 1890

5 October 1916

Percy Walter Peach
[Winnipeg Hydro]

Accountant, City of Winnipeg Light & Power

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

20 November 1885

12 October 1916

Thomas Roy Pearson
[Next of Kin]

Fireman (No. 11 Station)

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

31 July 1888

9 May 1917

Frederick Henry Pope
[Holy Trinity, Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Police Constable

52nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Company Sergeant Major

03 July 1888

19 January 1917

William Henty Rason

City Food Inspector

3rd Division Train, Canadian Army Service Corps

Captain

05 April 1890

5 November 1918

James William Rutledge
[Congregational, Masonic, Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Policeman

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

21 June 1881

8 October 1916

Ernest John Saville

Health Inspector, City of Winnipeg Health Department

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

30 May 1878

3 June 1917

Alexander Tocher Shand
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Policeman

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

30 April 1889

25 October 1916

Frederick Emerson Sprado
[Next of Kin]

Surveyor, City of Winnipeg Surveyor's Department

Lord Strathcona's Horse

Lieutenant

28 July 1891

8 August 1918

George James Stewart

Clerk, City of Winnipeg Treasury Department

16th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Serjeant

05 May 1879

7 August 1916

Harold Tate Stroud

Fireman

56th Company, Royal Engineers

Sapper

?

15 June 1915

James Swanson CdeG
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Policeman

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Sergeant

12 May 1885

8 August 1918

William Wylie Templeton
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Policeman

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lance Corporal

22 July 1890

3 June 1916

Harry S. Thomas
[Next of Kin]

City of Winnipeg Health Department

31st Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

1 May 1889

15 September 1916

William Todd
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Hydro]

Electrician, City of Winnipeg Light & Power

87th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

19 April 1886

22 October 1916

George Tritton
[Winnipeg Hydro]

Labourer, City of Winnipeg Light & Power

44th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Lieutenant

12 August 1893

19 February 1918

Charles Vauleon

Jardinier, City of Winnipeg Health Department

14th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

12 December 1884

1 October 1918

John Douglas “Jack” Verner MC & Bar
[Next of Kin, Wesley College]

Student

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Captain

05 May 1894

16 February 1919

F. Waites (Waite)

City of Winnipeg Engineering Department

?

?

?

?

Leslie Byatt Walker
[Kinosota, Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Police Constable

8th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

12 May 1894

14 June 1916

David Watson
[Next of Kin, Winnipeg Police]

Police Constable

78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

25 December 1889

9 April 1917

John O’Donnell Watson
[Winnipeg Police]

Motor Mechanic / Garage Floorman

10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

July 28, 1886

22 April 1915

Cyril Clement Weary

Fireman

27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Corporal

24 September 1891

6 November 1917

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Titanic Plaque (City of Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: MacKenzie-Papineau Battalion Plaque (William Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Winnipeg General Strike Plaque (William Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Old City Hall Plaque (Princess Street, Winnipeg)

Sources:

Information for this page was provided by The City of Winnipeg’s Planning, Property and Development Department, which acknowledges the contribution of the Government of Manitoba through its Heritage Grants Program.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 June 2019

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