B.C. War Memorials and Monuments

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Heritage BC is seeking public input for a war memorials and monuments project commemorating Canada's contribution in the two World Wars from a B.C. perspective. This project is funded in part through the Department of Canadian Heritage's World War Commemorations Community Fund, Young Canada Works and generous in-kind support from Split Mango Web Designs (who supported the Vancouver Heritage Foundations' Heritage Register map). Submit photos online: http://www.heritagebc.ca/war-memorials-in-bc

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Vancouver's official war memorial. Located outside of Waterfront Station. It was created in 1922, when the Canadian Pacific Railway commissioned sculptor Coeur de Lion McCarthy to commemorate the 1,115 CPR workers killed during the First World War. Submitted by Shannon Murray.

 Dedicated 14 Dec "In Loving Memory of the Hedley Boys Who Fell in the War." from WWI and 4 men from WWII. Submitted by Jennifer Douglass.

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Hedley cenotaph. Dedicated 14 Dec 1919. "In Loving Memory of the Hedley Boys Who Fell in the War." 11men from WWI and 4 men from WWII. Submitted by Jennifer Douglass.

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Royal Canadian Legion Branch 266 Valemount, BC Cenotaph dedicated to all those who fought and laid down their lives for our country in all fields of battle. The Branch also houses our own War Heroes Museum dedicated to families of our members and the Valemount area. Submitted by Pete Pearson.

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Cowichan Lake Cenotaph was built in memory of those men and women who served and died in World War 1 and World War 2 for the communities of Mesachie Lake, Honeymoon Bay, Caycuse,Nitnat and the Town of Lake Cowichan surrounding Lake Cowichan, B.C. Submitted by Wilma Rowbottom, Legion Br. #210.

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Murrayville Cemetary Cenotaph in Langley has a First World War memorial, dedicated in 1921 and dedicated after the Second World War, east of the old section of the cemetery. The site is located on a scenic hillside, with a view to the Coast Range mountains to the north. Submitted by Elaine Horricks.

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The Captain Jackson Maple in Langley was planted in 2009 to replace one planted in 1923 in memory of Captain Hector John Roderick Jackson M.C. Captain Hector Jackson served as a Langley volunteer with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during World War I and died shortly after his return home. Submitted by Elaine Horricks.

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A 'Walk to Remember' Memorial in Langley. Of the more than 40,000 Canadian Armed Forces members who served in the Afghanistan theatre of operations between 2001 and 2014, 158 Canadians died serving their nation. At the Derek Doubleday Arboretum a walk of 158 trees has been dedicated to those that died in the conflict. At the end of the walk is this war memorial that is encircled in a ribbon of stainless steel. The ribbon lists the names of the soldiers who fell. Submitted by Elaine Horricks

Created by students at Pleasant Valley Secondary School in Armstrong, each stone taken from beaches in the First and Second World Wars. The Stones of Sacrifice act as a marker to Memorial Mountain

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Created by students at Pleasant Valley Secondary School in Armstrong, each stone taken from beaches in the First and Second World Wars. The Stones of Sacrifice act as a marker to Memorial Mountain

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Memorial Mountain was named on Nov 11, 1988 in memory of all 39 servicemen from the Armstrong and Spallumcheen area who died in the Second World War. The mountain, with its cone shaped peak reminiscent of a volcano, is located on the north side of Fortune Creek, just east of Armstrong and easily visible from the cenotaph in Memorial Park.

The Armstrong Cenotaph and Memorial Kiosk. The kiosk is a publicly displayed list of all those who served in the Canadian Active Armed Forces in World War II. Submitted by Len Gamble. War Memorials, Heritage Foundation, Photo Online, Kiosk, Armed Forces, World War Two, Monuments, Memories, Special Forces
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The Armstrong Cenotaph and Memorial Kiosk. The kiosk is a publicly displayed list of all those who served in the Canadian Active Armed Forces in World War II. Submitted by Len Gamble.

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Cowichan Lake Cenotaph, Lake Cowichan, B.C. It was built in memory of those men and women who served and died in World War 1 and World War 2 for the communities of Mesachie Lake, Honeymoon Bay, Caycuse, Nitnat and the Town of Lake Cowichan surrounding Lake Cowichan, B.C. Submitted by Wilma Rowbottom, President, Legion Br. #210, Lake Cowichan.

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A German field gun, captured by the 47th (“Fraser Valley”) Canadian Infantry Battalion in 1918, was originally mounted on the Cloverdale Cenotaph. The gun was melted down for war materials during the Second World War. The Cenotaph moved to its current location in 2006, when it acquired newly inscribed granite panels and a sculpture of a kneeling solider. CR - Surrey Archives

The current Cloverdale Cenotaph. The Cenotaph moved to its current location in when it acquired newly inscribed granite panels and a sculpture of a kneeling solider. Submitted by Surrey Archives. War Memorials, Heritage Foundation, Current Location, Photo Online, Surrey, World War Two, Monuments, Granite, Memories

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The current Cloverdale Cenotaph. The Cenotaph moved to its current location in 2006, when it acquired newly inscribed granite panels and a sculpture of a kneeling solider. Submitted by Surrey Archives.

The City of Terrace Cenotaph. The Cenotaph was constructed in 1966. The project was lead by local Branch 13 of the Royal Canadian Legion and the cenotaph was designed by Art Bates. The City of Terrace Council of the time approved the construction of the cenotaph during the summer of 1966. It was constructed in the fall of 1966 and officially dedicated on November 6, 1966. PHoto credit - Ken Newman War Memorials, Heritage Foundation, Photo Online, World War Two, Monuments, Photo Credit, Vancouver, Terrace, Two By Two

The City of Terrace Cenotaph. The Cenotaph was constructed in 1966. The project was lead by local Branch 13 of the Royal Canadian Legion and the cenotaph was designed by Art Bates. The City of Terrace Council of the time approved the construction of the cenotaph during the summer of 1966. It was constructed in the fall of 1966 and officially dedicated on November 6, 1966. PHoto credit - Ken Newman

A memorial pew at St John's Anglican Church in Courtenay. Submitted by Courtenay Museum & City of Courtenay Heritage Commission

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A memorial pew at St John's Anglican Church in Courtenay. Submitted by Courtenay Museum & City of Courtenay Heritage Commission

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Sandwick Cairn, sent to us by Courtenay Museum & City of Courtenay Heritage Commission. Constructed and unveiled on November 12th, 1922, in memory of those who served and died during World War I. Later, a second plaque was added to the west side of the cairn to honour the World War II dead and, in early 1987, a new plaque to honour the veterans of the Korean War was placed on the cairn.