Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Agricultural College War Memorial (Chancellor Matheson Road, Winnipeg)
A monument at the intersection of Chancellor Matheson Road and University Crescent, on the Fort Garry Campus of the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, commemorates students and staff of the Manitoba Agricultural College who were killed during military service in the First World War. Adjacent to a row of elm trees planted along Chancellor Matheson Road, the monument was unveiled at a ceremony held on 11 November 1923 and attended by Hugh Marshall Dyer (former Chair of the Board of Directors for the Manitoba Agricultural College), Louis Wilfred Moffit of Wesley College, and Premier John Bracken.
Dedication ceremony for the Manitoba Agricultural College War Memorial, attended by John Bracken at far right (11 November 1923)
Source: Marion E. Hall and David Ford
Manitoba Agricultural College War Memorial (January 2021)
Source: Rose Kuzina
Manitoba Agricultural College War Memorial (April 2021)
Source: George Penner
Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.80714, W97.14023
denoted by symbol on the map above
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Agricultural College / University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus, Winnipeg)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Agricultural College / Administration Building (66 Chancellors Circle, Winnipeg)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Avenue of Elms Memorial (Chancellor Matheson Road, Winnipeg)
“Celebrate armistice at foot of cenotaph,” Manitoba Free Press, 10 November 1923, page 2.
We thank David Ford, Rose Kuzina, and George Penner for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 2 January 2023
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