The Shrine of Remembrance was built to commemorate the Victorian men and women who served in WWI.On the 11th hour of the 11th day on the 11th month, sunlight penetrates the aperture on the roof to highlight the word “Love” in remembrance of the hour and day that marked the end of the first world war. 44 more words
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The day we arrived at Villers-Bretonneux we decided to drive straight out to the memorial as we wanted to experience the cemetery without the crowds we knew would be there the next morning. 404 more words
RCMP dressed in red serge will stand guard at the National War Memorial on Sunday to mark the anniversary of a sergeant who earned the Victoria Cross for his bravery during the South African war to rescue a fellow Canadian in heavy crossfire. 179 more words
It was only by a quirk of fate that we stumbled upon the War memorial, on Town Hill in Montgomery.
We’d originally planned to take the dog for a walk around Montgomery Castle, but, dogs aren’t allowed, so, spotting the ancient wooden sign for “Montgomery War Memorial” we headed up a footpath we’d never travelled before. 51 more words