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Near Canso in Guysborough County, Nova Scotia — The Canadian Atlantic
 

Canso Soldiers Memorial

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, August 25, 2019
1. Canso Soldiers Memorial
Inscription.  To the Glory of God and in loving memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War

Canso
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

Hazel Hill
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.
 
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 when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canso, Nova Scotia 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
South Face image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, August 25, 2019
2. South Face
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.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II
 
West Face image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, August 25, 2019
3. West Face
North Face image. Click for full size.
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4. North Face
East Face image. Click for full size.
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5. East Face
Canso Soldiers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, August 25, 2019
6. Canso Soldiers Memorial
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. 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.
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