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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Guay Park / St. Vital War Memorial (St. Mary’s Avenue, Winnipeg)

This monument in Guay Park in St. Vital (named for pioneer Abraham Guay) was erected in 1955 to commemorate men and women from the St. Vital area killed during service in the First World War, Second World War, and Korean War.

St. Vital War Memorial

St. Vital War Memorial (October 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

St. Vital War Memorial

St. Vital War Memorial (July 2021)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87011, W97.11238
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Joseph-Abraham Guay (1849-1927)

Memorable Manitobans: Joseph Henry “Paddy” Graham (1890-1969)


“St. Vital cenotaph unveiling Sunday,” Winnipeg Tribune, 11 November 1955, page 8.

We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 May 2023

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