Pipes and Drums Band of the Queens Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada
stand-at-ease during the Valour Road plaque dedication ceremony
Manitoba Minister of Justice (right) and Attorney General Andrew Swan
and Winnipeg City Counsellor Harvey Smith (left)
receive a welcoming round of applause during introductions
at Valour Road Commemorative Plaza
Minister of Justice and Attorney General Andrew Swan addresses the soldiers
and public gathered at Valour Road's Commemorative Plaza.
City Counsellor Harvey Smith paid tribute to Valour Road's Victoria Cross winners
while speaking during the plaque dedication ceremony at Valour Road.
Some of the students from the Clifton Bell Group
led by Mrs. Lori Bodner:
The students who volunteered to play
for the ceremony were:
Kayla Delacruz, Jenny Tran, Erika Rego,
Saria Shannacappo, Crystal Huynh,
Mickayla Santos, Jasmine Malazdrewicz,
Colleen Brasil, Yen Tran, Alayah Capiral
Clifiton School student Clarisabel Catipon unveiled the Victoria Cross plaque with
Manitoba Minister of Justice and Attorney General Andrew Swan
and Winnipeg City Counsellor Harvey Smith.
City Counsellor Harvey Smith, Clifton School student Clarisabel Catipon,
and Manitoba Minister of Justice and Attorney General Andrew Swan
stand by the newly dedicated Victoria Cross plaque.
The guard from the Queens Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada performed
the present-arms during the reading of Acting-Corporal Leo Clarke's
citation by CWO Art Mackenzie, the RSM of The Governor General's Foot Guards.
Charles Clarke (right) with help from Clifton School student Philipe Rodriques-Vargas (left)
unveiled the plaque commemorating his great-great uncle Acting-Corporal
Leo Clarke, a Victoria Cross winning former resident of Winnipeg's famed Valour Road.
Master Corporal Mark Pearson and Clifton School student Fong Ma
unveiled the plaque commemorating Lieutenant Robert Shankland,
the only Victoria Cross-winning resident of Valour Road to survive WWI.
The relatives of Victoria Cross winner Acting-Corporal Leo Clarke
stand next to the newly dedicated plaque honouring their
ancestor at Valour Road's Commemorative Plaza.
Order of Ceremony for the Grand Opening Event of the
Valour Road Commemorative Project on 05 Nov 2005.It took a few years to get the plaques done.Building Communities