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Sunday, 19 October 2008

Weekend Update: I Love Manitoba (9) - Brookside Cemetery

This weekend they rededicated part of Brookside Cemetery - the Teardrop Section in the military Field of Honour.

Brookside Cemetary

Brookside, located just north of Red River College's Notre Dame Campus, is the largest and oldest military Field of Honour in Canada with 12,000 veterans buried there.

Brookside Cemetary

Brookside Cemetary

Brookside is home to some of famous Winnipeg servicemen

Brookside Cemetary

Brookside Cemetary

And the less famous
Brookside Cemetary

The Field of Honour is just one section in this vast municipal cemetery. The cemetery is also well signed to point out significant people or historic events related with them.

Brookside Cemetary

It’s a beautiful setting, rich with history. With Remembrance Day approaching, well worth a visit.
Brookside Cemetary

Brookside Cemetary

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