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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Kapyong Monuments (Shilo, Municipality of North Cypress-Langford)

Two monuments at Canadian Forces Base Shilo in the Municipality of North Cypress-Langford commemorate the 25,540 Canadians who served in the Korean War between 1950 and 1953, and the 516 dead, 1211 wounded, and 33 prisoners. It also commemorates the 7,000 Canadian who served in peacekeeping roles after the war. A plaque lists the units that saw duty in the Korean theatre.

Kapyong commemorative monument

Kapyong commemorative monument (June 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Kapyong commemorative monument

Kapyong commemorative monument (June 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.80221, W99.63247
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fort Osborne Barracks / Kapyong Barracks (Kenaston Boulevard, Winnipeg)

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 January 2021

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