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Cannington in Durham Region, Ontario — Central Canada
 

Cannington World War I Memorial

1914-1918

 
 
Cannington World War I Memorial<br>(<i>west side</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 7, 2010
1. Cannington World War I Memorial
(west side)
Inscription.  
(west side)
Sacred to the Memory
of
Maj. Robert E. Wallace
Pte. Horace O. Kift
Pte. James J. Halward
Lieut. William K. Kift
Sapr. Roy C. Woodward
Pte. Howard F. Mackin
Pte. John H. Dawe

They passed out of the sight of men
by the path of duty and self-sacrifice
giving up their own lives that others
might live in freedom.
(south side)
Ypres 1915
Somme 1916
Yimy 1917
Passchendaele
Amiens 1918
Cambrai 1918
(north side)
Erected by
The Municipality, Patriotic
and I.O.D.E. Societies of
Cannington

In Honour of the 65 Men
Who Heard Their Country’s
Call

We live in deeds, not years
He most lives
Who thinks most, feels
the noblest, acts the best.

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, World I.
 
Location. 44° 20.98′ N, 79° 2.037′ W. Marker is in Cannington, Ontario, in Durham Region. Memorial is at the intersection of McRae Street and Trootie Street, on
Cannington World War I Memorial<br>(<i>south side</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 7, 2010
2. Cannington World War I Memorial
(south side)
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the left when traveling east on McRae Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cannington ON L0E 1E0, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 19 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert Holmes 1861-1930 (within shouting distance of this marker); Leaskdale Manse / Le Presbytère de Leaskdale (approx. 19.2 kilometers away); Lucy Maud Montgomery (approx. 19.2 kilometers away).
 
Cannington World War I Memorial<br>(<i>north side</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 7, 2010
3. Cannington World War I Memorial
(north side)
Cannington World War I Memorial Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 7, 2010
4. Cannington World War I Memorial Statue
Cannington World War I Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 7, 2010
5. Cannington World War I Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 75 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 10, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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Feb. 4, 2023