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Memorable Manitobans: Charles Herbert Mounsey (1874-1924)

Architect, engineer.

Born at Brighouse, Yorkshire, England on 5 April 1874, he came to Canada in 1908 and worked as a civil engineer and architect at Portage la Prairie and Winnipeg. In October 1915, he enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force and served overseas with the 45th Battalion. He died at Winnipeg on 18 March 1924 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery. He was survived by a wife, five daughters, and a son.

Some of his architectural works in Manitoba included:

Building

Location

Year

Status

McCallister’s Pen & Seed Cleaning Company

Fourth Avenue NE, Portage la Prairie

1909

 

Urban Mutual Fire Insurance Block

Portage la Prairie

1910

 

Hart-Parr Company Factory

Portage la Prairie

1910

 

Sources:

Attestation papers, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Library and Archives Canada.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Deaths and funerals,” Manitoba Free Press, 20 March 1924, page 23.

Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 April 2015

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