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World War, 1939-1945 English
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Roll of Honour - Members of Winnipeg City Staff who Enlisted in Canada's Fighting Forces in World War II

View Transcription. This roll of honour consists of 537 hand painted names of City of Winnipeg employees who served in the Second World War. The names are organized by the department they worked in, and stars are placed next to the names of those who died during the war. The title at the top consists of elaborate calligraphy, as well as a Union Jack flag rising out of the letters. The centre of the print showcases an image of a knight's helmet and an elaborately sheathed sword above an image of the City of Winnipeg seal. The bottom features a quote from the ancient Greek leader Pericles, which Duthie chose himself.

Duthie, John D.

Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – page 3

Page 3 of a photograph scrapbook made by Corporal John Wallace in April 1940. Photographs depict two families acquainted with Wallace: the Butlers (Jim Sr., Jim Jr., Les, Aggie, Gig, and Mrs. Butler) and the Drinkwaters (Mr. and Mrs. Drinkwater, Joan, Hilda, and Les), as well as Gladstone Manitoba. See general notes section for more details.

Wallace, John

Scrapbook of Corporal Wallace – page 6

Page 6 of a photograph scrapbook made by Corporal John Wallace in April 1940. Photographs depict the Pavilion in City Park (Assiniboine Park), the Legislature Building off in the distance down Memorial Boulevard, St. Ignatius Church at Corydon Avenue and Stafford Street, the Winnipeg Cenotaph, and acquaintenances of Wallace, Mr. and Mrs. McCarthy and “Sister Sue”, and two people identified only as “Joan” and “Den”. See general notes section for more details.

Wallace, John

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