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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Valour Road Light Post and Plaque (Valour Road, Winnipeg)

This light post was erected in 1925 by the Womens Canadian Club of Winnipeg as part of the renaming of Pine Street to Valour Road. It recognized three First World War soldiers, Frederick William Hall, Leo Clarke, and Robert Shankland, who lived on the street and were awarded the Victoria Cross, the British Commonwealth’s highest military honour.

Valour Road Light Post and Plaque

Valour Road Light Post and Plaque (2010)
Source: City of Winnipeg

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.88277, W97.18922
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Victoria Cross Recipients From Manitoba

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Valour Road Commemorative Plaza (Sargent Avenue, 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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 February 2021

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