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Memorable Manitobans: Manitoba Recipients of the Canadian Centennial Medal

In 1967, in commemoration of Canada’s 100th anniversary, medals were presented by the Canadian federal government to Manitobans for their meritorious community service.

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

Recipient

Residence

Borge “Buster” Agerbak (1914-2001)

Winnipeg

Michael Stephen Antonation (1913-1985)

Shoal Lake

William Henry “Bill” Bradley (1909-1977)

Portage la Prairie

Louise Card

Neepawa

Charles Gregory “Charlie” Carter (c1887-1968)

Winnipeg

Arthur Edward Christensen (1916-2018)

West St. Paul

Willard John “Bill” Condo (c1914-1980)

Winnipeg

John Clifford Cory (1904-1971)

Virden

Sarah Persis Johnson Darrach (1886-1974)

Brandon

William Doern (1902-2003)

Winnipeg

Victor Snelgrove Dotten (1908-1977)

Winnipeg

P. Stewart Downie

Lac du Bonnet

Ian Ventress Dubienski (1921-1998)

Winnipeg

Phyllis Anne DuMoulin (1921-2010)

Winnipeg

George Andrew Duncan (1890-1975)

Winnipeg

Perry P. Dunn (1901-1989)

Winnipeg

William John “Bill” Dutka (?-2008)

Grosse Isle

Edwin D. Eagle (1911-2000)

Winnipeg

Edgar Gamache

The Pas

Betty Gibson (1911-2001)

Brandon

Ivan L. Hamilton (c1901-1985)

Winnipeg

Mary Hamilton (1893-1985)

Dauphin

Alfred William “Bill” Hanks (1894-1985)

St. James

Florence Ada Harris (1903-1983)

Winnipeg

Margaret Elder Hart (1907-2008)

Winnipeg

John Martin Hawryluk (1910-1975)

Winnipeg

John Sigfus Helgason (?-1978)

Winnipeg

Isydore Hlynka (1909-1983)

Winnipeg

John George Karasevich (1910-1981)

Winnipeg

John Kastrukoff (1920-2009)

Swan River

Mary Kornelsen (1911-1988)

Steinbach

Wasyl “Basil” Kushnir (1893-1979)

Winnipeg

Myrtle Aleta Lane (1903-2002)

Virden

Reginald Otto Lissaman (1908-1974)

Brandon

William Edward “Bill” Lumsden (1907-1982)

Winnipeg

John Lyzun (1913-1984)

Winnipeg

Anthony Theodore “Tony” Mann (c1921-1996)

Winnipeg

Henry Heard Marshall (1916-1994)

Morden

Charlotte Mass (?-1972)

Winnipeg

James Grange “Jim” McFee (1907-1987)

Winnipeg

John Wilfred “Jack” McGurran (1916-1991)

St. Boniface

Reta Evelyn McRuer (1908-2015)

St. Boniface

Donald Menzul

Roblin

William Ogilvie Swinton “Bill” Meredith (1911-2006)

Fort Garry

R. J. “Bob” Mitchell

Brandon

Eva Aleta Morrison (1906-2007)

Winnipeg

Celeste Joseph Muller (1901-1986)

Winnipeg

Anne Ethel “Nan” Murphy (1902-1990)

Winnipeg

George Melvin Newfield (1904-1977)

Winnipeg

William George Newman (1918-2000)

Winnipeg

Arnold James Nicholls (1929-2003)

Rivers

Henry Theodore Nordin (1905-1983)

Brandon

Peter Michael Onysko (1906-1993)

Riverton

Brian Norman Orvis (1931-2010)

Winnipeg

Stephen Clifford “Steve” Patrick (1932-2014)

St. James

Donald Willis Penner (1918-2004)

Winnipeg

George Edward Philips (1897-1988)

Winnipeg

Florence Lillian Pierce (1905-2007)

Winnipeg

Christopher Stephen “Steve” Quelch (1898-1986)

Winnipeg

James Rea (1882-1969)

Russell

Moira “Molly” Robinson (1931-2013)

Thompson

Donald Alexander Ross (1892-1981)

Winnipeg

Allen “Al” Rouse (1925-2017)

Winnipeg

Doris Boyce Saunders (1901-2003)

Winnipeg

James Chester “Jim” Scott (1908-1981)

McConnell

Archer James Wimble Scrase (1911-1989)

Dauphin

Yaroslaw “Cecil” Semchyshyn (1930-2002)

Winnipeg

Mitchell William Sharp (1911-2004)

Ottawa

Nelson M. Shoemaker (1911-2003)

Neepawa

Anne Smigel (?-2008)

Winnipeg

Ward Everett Snyder (1896-1980)

Winnipeg

Harry Lorne “King” Softley (1905-1969)

Winnipeg

Arnold Theodore Spohr (1923-2010)

Winnipeg

George Nordland Suttie (1901-1968)

East Kildonan

Robert Henry Thorlakson (1923-2011)

Winnipeg

Clarence Eric Tibbatts (1904-1979)

Birtle

Walter Humphrey Wilfred Walker (1908-1974)

Selkirk

Peter Warner (?-2006)

Winnipeg

Mary A. Wawrykow (1911-1977)

Winnipeg

Arthur Alvin Winslow (1905-1987)

St. Vital

Victor Henry Llewellyn Wyatt (1912-1993)

Winnipeg

Paul Yuzyk (1913-1986)

Ottawa

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:

Obituary [Ward Everett Snyder], Winnipeg Free Press, 6 February 1980, page 67.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 April 2019

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