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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Ralph Louis “Ray” Zengel (1894-1977)

War hero.

Born in Faribault, Minnesota, he moved with his widowed mother to Saskatchewan at an early age. He was working on a farm at Virden when he enlisted in the 45th Battalion. In 1917 he won a Victoria Cross for bravery at Warvillers. After the war he moved to Alberta and later British Columbia. During World War Two he served as a regimental sergeant major.

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Page revised: 8 August 2009

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