Photo by Daisy Wu
Four of six figures are visible in this photo of the mural. These figures stand in a line behind an army plane and the sea on the right side. They consist of three pilots, and a naval wren who holds a flag.
Artist(s): Charlie Johnston

Shoulder to Shoulder

Completed: 2000

This mural commemorates those who have served and died in the in Army, Navy and Air Force. To the very left, a poem titled “For the Fallen” is being held. Next to this is Edith Anderson, who was an Indigenous woman who served as a nurse in World War I. She holds a fallen soldier. Sargent Tommy Prince is seen to the left-centre, an Indigenous war veteran who served in both World War II and the Korean War. To the right, Air Force pilot Russ Bannock and a female ATA pilot, seen studying the operating manual. On the right side of the mural, stands Hampton “Hammy” Grey, a naval pilot and a Canadian Wren, who bears the flag of the ANAF Unit 60.

Sponsored by: Take Pride Winnipeg!, Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, ANAF Unit 60 Ft. Garry and Unit 60 Ladies Auxiliary.

Where to Find This Mural

Location: 279 Garry St Winnipeg MB R3C 1H9 Get Directions

Accessibility: Tree to the left hides a portion of the mural.