We remember

Minnedosa: November 11, 1918

Official celebration of the Armistice.

 

Winnipeg: November 11, 1918

The formal surrender ending WWI signed in Compiegne, France. People danced at Portage and Main.

 

Winnipeg: November 11, 1919

Peace decorations on the T. Eaton Co. building on Portage Avenue.

 

Winnipeg: Pine Street

In 1925, a street in Winnipeg’s West End was renamed as Valour Road, in recognition of the courage of three young men who served on in the First World War. All three men lived on the same 700 block of what was then called Pine Street. Corporal Leo Clarke, Sergeant-Major Frederick William Hall, and Lieutenant Robert Shankland each received the Victoria Cross for acts of bravery during the war.



 

 

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