Historic Sites of Manitoba: Bowsman War Memorial (Bowsman, Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman)

This monument in Bowsman, in the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman, was erected in commemoration of soldiers from the local area killed in the First World War, Second World War, and Korean War. It was unveiled on 8 July 1934 by Mr. A. Sims and Mr. Geroge Eyre, both of whom had lost a son in the First World War.

Bowsman War Memorial beside the Bowsman Union School

Bowsman War Memorial beside the Bowsman Union School (September 1931)
Source: Education Department Report, 1931, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Bowsman War Memorial

Bowsman War Memorial (July 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N52.23333, W101.20803
denoted by symbol on the map above


“Bowsman News,” The Star and Times, 12 July 1934, page 1.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Darryl Toews.

Page revised: 26 November 2019

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