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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. James Cenotaph (Bruce Park, Winnipeg)

The cenotaph was originally erected in 1936 in Bruce Park by St. James Royal Canadian Legion No. 4 to honour the fallen soldiers of the First World War. Frost damaged the original cenotaph in the 1980s and, in 1990, a replica was erected that included veterans from the three major world wars of the twentieth century. It was dedicated at a ceremony on 30 September 1990.

St. James Cenotaph

St. James Cenotaph (June 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

St. James Cenotaph

St. James Cenotaph (December 2020)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87743, W97.22612
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Bruce Park (1966 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lionel LeMoine FitzGerald Plaque (Bruce Park, Winnipeg)


Information for this page was provided by The City of Winnipeg’s Planning, Property and Development Department, which acknowledges the contribution of the Government of Manitoba through its Heritage Grants Program.

We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 October 2021

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