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Photograph taken at time of World War 1.
Part of City of Winnipeg (1874-1971)
Detached from page 152 of Water Works Scrapbook. A photograph of City employee D. W. (Bud) Steuart. Likely worked for the Water Works Department at one point. This black and white photograph shows Steuart posing in a residential area at winter time. Inscription (on recto): "Bud". Caption: "D. W. Steuart, Entered Service 28 May 1911, Left Service June 5, 191, On Active Service for King & Country." Date of photograph is approximate, [ca. 1917].
- ca. 1918
Consists of an embroidered badge of the 27th City of Winnipeg Battalion with embroidered text referencing names of battles - "Ypres", "St. Eloi", "Courcelette", "Vimy", "Fresnoy", "Lens", "Arras", "Paschendaele" [Passchendaele], "Cambrai", and "Amiens". This piece is encased in a frame that also contains two triangular embroideries that display the years of the start and end of the First World War, 1914 and 1918.
Clark, Herbert H.
View Transcription. The roll of honour is a painted list of names of City of Winnipeg Employees who served in the First World War. The list consists of 739 names, each stating what City department they were from, and each marked with a symbol beside them to indicate whether they were taken as a prisoner of war, wounded, killed, or decorated. The list is surrounded by a border of leaves that feature the coat of arms of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta, as well as that of the City of Winnipeg in front of two flags: the Union Jack and the Canadian Red Ensign. Above the list is a painting of a battlefield scene.
Photograph shows Winnipeg's second City Hall (1886-1962) with recruiting stand at lower left: 'Sign Up for Overseas. Volunteer Today, Tomorrow May be too Late.' - Likely taken shortly after the start of World War 1.