Memorable Manitobans: Victoria Cross Recipients From Manitoba
The Victoria Cross is awarded for most conspicuous bravery or some daring or pre-eminent act of valour or self-sacrifice or extreme devotion to duty in the presence of the enemy.
William George Barker (1894-1930)
Alexander Picton Brereton (1892-1976)
Lionel Beaumaurice “Nobby” “Leo” Clarke (1892-1916)
Frederick George Coppins (1889-1963)
Robert Edward Cruickshank (1888-1961)
Frederick William Hall (1885-1915)
Alan Arnett MacLeod (1899-1918)
Coulson Norman Mitchell (1889-1978)
Andrew Charles Mynarski (1916-1944)
Christopher Patrick John O’Kelly (1895-1922)
John Robert Osborn (1899-1941)
George Randolph Pearkes (1888-1984)
Robert Shankland (1887-1968)
Robert Spall (1890-1918)
Harcus “Henry” Strachan (1887-1982)
James Edward Tait (1888-1918)
Ralph Louis “Ray” Zengel (1894-1977)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Valour Road Light Post and Plaque (Valour Road, Winnipeg)
Orders and Decorations - Canadian Victoria Cross Recipients, Veterans Affairs Canada.
We thank Darryl Toews and Ian Stewart for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 27 November 2016
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