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Canadian Cross of Sacrifice

WW I / WW II / Korea

 
 
Canadian Cross of Sacrifice Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
1. Canadian Cross of Sacrifice Marker
Inscription.  
[Panel 1]:
Erected by the Government of Canada in honour of the citizens of the United States who served in the Canadian Army and gave their lives in the Great War, 1914-1918.

[Panel 2]:
In honour of the citizens of the United States who served in the Canadian Armed Forces and gave their lives in the Second World War, 1939-1945.

[Panel 3]:
In honour of the citizens of the United States who served in the Canadian Armed Forces and gave their lives in the Korean Campaign, 1950-1953.
 
Erected 1927 by the Government of Canada.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 38° 52.619′ N, 77° 4.447′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Memorial is in Section 46 of the National Cemetery, off Farragut and Memorial Drives. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
Canadian Cross of Sacrifice Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
2. Canadian Cross of Sacrifice Marker
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distance of this marker. American Special Operations Forces (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. War Correspondent (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Space Shuttle Challenger (within shouting distance of this marker); An Attempt to Rescue American Hostages Held in Iran (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Space Shuttle Columbia (within shouting distance of this marker); 94th Infantry Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Merrill's Marauders (within shouting distance of this marker); U. S. Army Reserves (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia entry for this and similar Cross of Sacrifice memorials. (Submitted on September 6, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Canadian Cross, War Cross
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,135 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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