Canterbury War Memorial

Public Art: Canterbury War Memorial

Designer: © Arthur Beresford Pite (2nd September 1861 - 27th November 1934) a British architect

Description:

Date Unveiled: The Canterbury War Memorial was unveiled on the 10th October 1921 by Field-Marshal Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, and dedicated by the Archbishop of Canterbury Rev Randall Davidson.

Location: You can find the War Memorial outside the entrance to the Canterbury precinct at Buttermarket, Canterbury, England.

Inscriptions:  

"In grateful commemoration of the officers, non-commissioned officers and men of Canterbury that gave their lives for God, King and country in the Great War 1914-19. This Memorial was erected by their proud and thankful fellow citizens."

Unveiled by Field-Marshal the Earl Haig,  and dedicated by the Archbishop of Canterbury on  October 10th 1921 .

 

1939-1945
This memorial commemorates also the men and women of Canterbury who as members of the Crown gave their lives in the Second World War

LEST WE FORGET

Acknowledgements : Thanks to Robin for taking the time during her holidays to send me the photos.

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