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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Ukrainian Second World War Veterans Cairn (Euclid Avenue, Winnipeg)

This large stone monument at the corner of Euclid Avenue and Hallet Street in Winnipeg, was unveiled at a ceremony on 13 September 1942 attended by Lieutenant-Governor Roland F. McWilliams and over 800 others including Colonel R. G. Graham, Mayor John Queen, and MLA Stephen N. Krawchyk. It honours Canadians of Ukrainian descent who fought in the Second World War.

Ukrainian Second World War Veterans Cairn

Ukrainian Second World War Veterans Cairn (2010)
Source: City of Winnipeg

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.90741, W97.12934
denoted by symbol on the map above


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.

“Memorial to Ukrainians in war unveiled,” Winnipeg Tribune, 14 September 1942, page 7.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 20 February 2021

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