Near Canso in Guysborough County, Nova Scotia — The Atlantic Provinces (North America)
Canso Soldiers Memorial
Louis Dort, Vernon Earle, Roy Greencorn, Lee Martin Hart, Arthur S. Horton, James B. Keating, Percy J. Lumsden, James Arthur Manuel, James E. O’Brien, Charles Kingston O’Donaghue, John Scott Rhynold, John A. Rhynold, J. William Swaine Thomas Sullivan
Harold E. Barss, Howard Fogarty, Percy Feltmate, Harry Barss, Joseph Macisaac, Winfield Nickerson, Arthur E. Swaine, Benjamin W. Swaine, Roland J. Swaine
Their name liveth forevermore
No further names were transcribed
Erected 1924 by Joseph Howe Chapter, Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Korean • War, World I • War, World II.
Location. 45° 20.046′ N, 61° 0.197′ W. Marker is near Canso, Nova Scotia, in Guysborough County. Memorial is on Marine Drive (Nova Scotia Route 16), on the left Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canso NS B0H 1H0, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 19 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Canso (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); We Heard the News First/Nous étions les premiers à avoir les nouvelles (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Welcome to Canso Harbour/Bienvenue au Port de Canso (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Harbour Traffic/Le traffic du port (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Where Fishermen Meet / Lieu de rencontre des pêcheurs (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); The Canso Islands/ Les îles Canso (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); In Memory of Tusker 914 En mémoire de (approx. one kilometer away); Folklore & Trivia (approx. 17.9 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canso.
More about this memorial. There are three pieces to this monument. The two side pieces list veterans’ name from World War 1, World War 2, and the Korean War. On the cenotaph in the center, the names who died in service are listed on the south and east faces, while veterans names from World War 2, and the Korean War are listed on the remaining faces.
Three organizations are cited as responsible for the memorial.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 2, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.