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WINNIPEG (ELMWOOD) CEMETERY

  • Country Canada
  • Total identified casualties 151 Find these casualties
  • Region Manitoba
  • Casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 49.91156, Longitude: -97.11708

Location information

The Elmwood cemetery is at the intersection of Hespeler Avenue and Beatrice Avenue.

Visiting information

The cemetery grounds are open daily for visitation from sunrise until sunset. The on site cemetery office is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

History information

During the First World War Winnipeg was the headquarters of No 10 Military District and it contained six military hospitals of 972 beds. Air force and army training camps were established in the area during the Second World War, with No 103 Canadian Army Basic Training Centre at Fort Garry. Winnipeg (Elmwood) Cemetery contains 70 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 80 from the Second World War.