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Historic Sites of Manitoba: University of Manitoba Medical Monument (Brookside Cemetery, Winnipeg)

Since 1952, the University of Manitoba has conducted an annual burial and committal service known as the “Service After Death” as a tribute to those people who have donated their bodies to medical science. Located in Brookside Cemetery in the northwest corner of Winnipeg, this monument and plaque, designed by Wayne Larsen, were dedicated 27 June 2003.

University of Manitoba Medical Monument

University of Manitoba Medical Monument (2010)
Source: City of Winnipeg

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.92230, W97.21835
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Brookside Cemetery (3001 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Field of Honour Memorial (Brookside Cemetery, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Winnipeg Fire Fighters Memorial Monument (Brookside Cemetery, Winnipeg)


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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 March 2021

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