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Manitoba Recipients of the 125th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation Medal

The 125th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation Medal was presented in 1992 to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Canadian Confederation, in 1867. The medal was awarded to those who have made outstanding and exemplary contributions to their communities or to Canada as a whole.

The following is an incomplete list of medal recipients. If you know of other 125th Anniversary of Canadian Confederal Medal recipients from Manitoba, please contact the MHS webmaster at webmaster@mhs.mb.ca.

Surname begins with the letter: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Recipient

City

Nellie Allen

East St. Paul

Calvin James “Jim” Alward (1923-2017)

Winnipeg

Lena Anderson

?

James Glenn Armstrong

Winnipeg

Alfred Edwin “Eddy” Arnold (1898-2005)

Shoal Lake

B

Eldon Bach

Winnipeg

John C. “Chic” Balderstone (1908-2001)

West St. Paul

Martha Bargenda

Winnipeg

Ralph Esdale Baxter (1932-2020)

Winnipeg

Kasimir “Kas” Bileski (1908-2005)

Winnipeg

Uberta Margaret Ellen Ross Blackburn (?-1996)

Winnipeg

Ron Blatz

Winnipeg

Edwin Arthur “Art” Braid (1934-2020)

Winnipeg

Jerilynne Breckman

Winnipeg

Norma Ingimundson Busby (1930-2008)

Winnipeg

C

Kenneth Donald Carels (1938-2005)

Melita

Albert “Al” Cerilli

Winnipeg

Albert Thomas “Ab” Chapman (1918-2013)

Rivers

Gulzar Singh Cheema

Winnipeg

Vera Shewchuk Chernecki (c1941-2022)

Winnipeg

Arthur Edward Christensen (1916-2018)

West St. Paul

Inderjit Singh Claire (1931-2004)

Winnipeg

George Arthur Clavelle (1932-2015)

Winnipeg

Roy Coldwell

Winnipeg

Kenneth “Ken” Collier

Winnipeg

D

James Morgan Cuthbert “Jim” Daly (1927-2019)

Winnipeg

Wilfred D. “Wilf” Daniels (1919-1999)

Winnipeg

Anielia “Nellie” Danwich (1916-2015)

Traverse Bay

Gustavo Uriel “Gus” da Roza (1933-2022)

Winnipeg

Gwen Davidner (?-1995)

Winnipeg

Richard L. M. Dawson

Winnipeg

Donald George Deacon (1925-2011)

Winnipeg

Merv Deckert

Winnipeg

Mary Anne Dorothea Taylor Dempster (1921-2010)

Winnipeg

Shelagh Dorothea Sutherland Douglas (?-2004)

Winnipeg

Ian Ventress Dubienski (1921-1998)

Winnipeg

Peter Ducheck (1918-2007)

St. Andrews

Jean Dupont (1932-2008)

St. Georges

Mary Duval

Winnipeg

Stephen Dvorak

?

E

Margaret Ida Eyers (1921-2013)

Winnipeg

F

Violet Vickers “Vi” Farrow (c1916-2009)

Winnipeg

Wasyly Fedak (1909-2005)

Winnipeg

Sigmundur Finnbogason

Winnipeg

Irene H. Friesen

?

Joan Friesen

?

Marion Tye Fulton (1921-2013)

Birtle

G

William “BIll” Gibson

Winnipeg

George Gilhuly

Selkirk

Patricia Goodman

St. Clements

Betty Gray

Winnipeg

H

Arthur Edmund “Bert” Hall (1920-2014)

Manitou

Ernie Halligan

Winnipeg

Geraldine “Gerrie” Hammond (?-1992)

Winnipeg

John Harvard (1938-2016)

Winnipeg

Ronald Hay

Winnipeg

Leta Hilton

?

Phyllis Margaret Holtby (1906-1993)

Winnipeg

Ann Hunt

?

I

Ingthor Isfeld (1935-2019)

Winnipeg

Grace Cruikshank Ivey (1921-2010)

Winnipeg

J

Marjorie Anne Chisholm Johnston (1919-2008)

Winnipeg

Helgi Jones (1916-2000)

Gimli

Anne Jorowski

Winnipeg

K

Carolyn Louise Baldner Keith (c1942-2010)

Winnipeg

Tom Kendall

Winnipeg

John Klassen (1928-2007)

Winnipeg

Timothy “Tim” Klumper

Winnipeg

Vladimirus John Walter Kowalchuk (1909-2004)

Winnipeg

Walter Kucharczyk (1921-2003)

Winnipeg

L

Berthe LaFleche

?

Betty Anne La Haie

Winnipeg

Ronald “Ron” Lamb

Winnipeg

George Lawrence (1922-2011)

Winnipeg

Louise “Dolly” Lezak

Winnipeg

Peter M. Liba (1940-2007)

Winnipeg

Myrtle Olive Rosamond Lorraine Lytle (1924-2019)

Winnipeg

M

William Steward Arnold Martin (1924-1996)

Winnipeg

John “Jack” Matheson (1924-2011)

Winnipeg

Hugh Mawhinney

Winnipeg

Derek William Mazur (1947-2021)

Winnipeg

George McCloy (1922-2009)

Winnipeg

Shirley Norma Thordarson McCreedy (1922-2009)

Winnipeg

Helen McCullough

?

David John “Dave” McDowell (1938-2019)

Winnipeg

Stanley McKay Jr.

Winnipeg

Jeannette Metcalfe

?

Joyce Milgaard

?

Stanley “Stan” Millar (1921-2001)

Winnipeg

Antonio Francisco “Tony” Morien (1919-2008)

Winnipeg

N

Rose Nelson

Winnipeg

Neva Nicholls

Winnipeg

O

Charlotte Louise Kingdon Oleson (1932-2017)

Glenboro

Brian Norman Orvis (1931-2010)

Winnipeg

Ronald Nicholas “Ron” Oswald (c1951-2007)

Winnipeg

P

John Draper Perrin III

Winnipeg

Edna Lenora Perry (1923-2020)

Winnipeg

Madeline Petrovich

Winnipeg

David J. Place

Selkirk

Victor Pruden

?

John Edward Pullen (1926-2005)

Winnipeg

Q

R

Mary Radych (1901-1994)

Winnipeg

Irene Catherine Rebiffe Renaud (1933-2015)

Winnipeg

Anthony Reid

Winnipeg

James Armstrong Richardson (1922-2004)

Winnipeg

William Romaniuk

Winnipeg

Mina Rosner (1913-1997)

Winnipeg

S

Thomas Albert “Bert” Sandercock (1925-2019)

Selkirk

Clarence Henry Saunders (1907-2007)

Winnipeg

Doris Boyce Saunders (1901-2003)

Winnipeg

Norma Scarth

Winnipeg

George B. Schreyer (1920-2017)

St. Andrews

Christian “Chris” Schubert (1905-2001)

Winnipeg

Benjamin “Ben” Schwartz (1917-2011)

Winnipeg

Yaroslaw “Cecil” Semchyshyn (1930-2002)

Winnipeg

Mitchell William Sharp (1911-2004)

Ottawa

Beatrice Barrie Hawken Sharpe (?-1997)

Winnipeg

Marjorie Simpson

Winnipeg

Kewal Singh (1939-2021)

Winnipeg

William “Bill” Solomon (1930-2021)

Winnipeg

Calvin Sookermany

Winnipeg

Peter Sosiak

Winnipeg

Gisele Jeannette Souque (1953-2018)

Winnipeg

Gordon Sparkes

Winnipeg

Lorna Stevens

Winnipeg

Elizabeth Todd “Betty” Stewart (1930-2000)

Winnipeg

Audrey Strom

Winnipeg

Wilf Strom

Winnipeg

Glen Suggett

Portage la Prairie

George Swinton (1917-2002)

Winnipeg

T

Carrie Thiessen

Winnipeg

Jon Toogood

Winnipeg

U

Marie Ulicki

Winnipeg

V

George Waters

Winnipeg

Jack Watts

?

June Alwyn Westbury (1921-2004)

Winnipeg

Walter Ernest Winters (1935-2010)

Winnipeg

Jim Wright

?

Carl Lewis Wullum (1937-2002)

Winnipeg

W

William Walker

Winnipeg

Lawrence Layard Whytehead (1914-2005)

Winnipeg

Walter Winters

Winnipeg

X

Iva J. Hay Yeo

Winnipeg

Joseph Yu Sun Yuen (1942-2014)

Winnipeg

Z

Rodney Anthony Allan “Rod” Zimmer (1942-2016)

Winnipeg

See also:

Manitoba Recipients of the King George V Jubilee Medal

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 Recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal

Manitoba Recipients of the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award / Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers

Manitoba Inductees to the Order of the British Empire

Manitoba Inductees to the Order of St. Gregory the Great

Manitoba Inductees to the Order of the Falcon

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

Manitoba Members of the Order of Military Merit

Members of the Order of Manitoba

Members of the Order of the Metis Nation

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

Recipients of Manitoba 150 Honours

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Order of Manitoba Monument (Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg)

Sources:

“Two LGD of Alexander residents receive commemorative medals,” Lac du Bonnet Leader, 3 November 1992, page 10.

“Nellie Allan awarded for volunteer efforts,” Selkirk Journal, 17 November 1992, page 3.

“Ducheck honored,” Selkirk Journal, 24 November 1992, page 3.

“Gilhuly recognized for community efforts,” Selkirk Journal, 1 December 1992, page 3.

“Just keeping busy,” Selkirk Journal, 15 December 1992, page 3.

“More laurels for Kendall,” Winnipeg Free Press, 28 May 1993, page C2.

A Prairie Girl’s Life: The Story of the Reverend Edna Lenora Perry by Edna Lenora Perry, 2014. [Winnipeg Public Library]

Obituary [Myrtle Olive Rosamond Lorraine Lytle], Winnipeg Free Press, 23 November 2019.

Obituary [William Solomon], Winnipeg Free Press, 3 November 2021.

We thank Colleen Armstrong, Bill Blaikie, Richard Dawson, Nathan Kramer, and Frances Waters for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 October 2022

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