Canterbury War Memorial
Public Art: Canterbury War Memorial
Designer: © Arthur Beresford Pite (2nd September 1861
- 27th November 1934) a British architect
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.
"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 .
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.