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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Portage Hillside Cemetery / Hillside Memorial Park (Portage la Prairie)

This cemetery is situated in the City of Portage la Prairie. Across from the cemetery is the Hillside Memorial Park that has a military section, and is commemorated with a plaque erected in memory of service personnel by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #65 and the Army-Navy and Airforce Unit #13.

Portage Hillside Cemetery

Portage Hillside Cemetery (April 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Portage Hillside Cemetery

Portage Hillside Cemetery (March 2021)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Hillside Memorial Park

Hillside Memorial Park (March 2021)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.95593, W98.32964
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Evergreen Memorial Gardens (Portage la Prairie)

Sources:

A list of burials in this cemetery is available from the Manitoba Genealogical Society, including a searchable online database available to members at the MGS Manitoba Name Index (MANI). Some additional information is contained in the 1996 MGS publication Carved in Stone: Manitoba Cemeteries and Burial Sites, revised edition, Special Projects Publication, 106 pages.

We thank Rose Kuzina for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 August 2021

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