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Memorable Manitobans: Andrew Charles Mynarski (1916-1944)

War hero.

Born in Winnipeg and educated at King Edward School and Isaac Newton School, he was a gunner aboard a Lancaster bomber who was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for conspicuous bravery while in action. He is commemorated by Andrew Mynarski School, a Winnipeg park, a plaque, and a statue.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Andrew Mynarski VC School (1111 Machray Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Andrew C. Mynarski VC Plaque (Kildonan Park, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Andrew Mynarski Statue (Vimy Ridge Park, Winnipeg)

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by John M. “Jack” Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 October 2017

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