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Victoria in Capital Regional District, British Columbia — The Canadian Pacific
 

To Our Glorious Dead

1914 – 1919

 

1939 – 1945

 
To Our Glorious Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
1. To Our Glorious Dead Marker
Inscription. “They died the noblest death a man may die, fighting for god, and right and liberty, and such a death is immortality.”

Korea
1950 – 1953

[On the back]
In Recognition of the Services of the Canadian Forces and Canadian Citizens In The Service of Peace
 
Location. 48° 25.236′ N, 123° 22.146′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Marker is at the intersection of Belleville Street and Government Street on Belleville Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Victoria, British Columbia V8W, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kwakiutl Bear Pole (within shouting distance of this marker); Tsukuba (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Victoria (within shouting distance of this marker); Emily Carr (within shouting distance of this marker); The Netherland Carillon / History of the Carillon (within shouting distance of this marker); Knowledge Totem (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Capt. James Cook, R.N. (about 120 meters away); The Parade of Ships (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
 
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The Back of theTo Our Glorious Dead Monument image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
2. The Back of theTo Our Glorious Dead Monument
monument is on the northeast corner of the Parliament Building lawn.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II
 
To Our Glorious Dead Monument image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
3. To Our Glorious Dead Monument
To Our Glorious Dead Monument image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
4. To Our Glorious Dead Monument
To Our Glorious Dead Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2014
5. To Our Glorious Dead Statue
To Our Glorious Dead Statue Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2014
6. To Our Glorious Dead Statue Detail
Wreath at Cenotaph image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2014
7. Wreath at Cenotaph
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 796 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 29, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   5, 6, 7. submitted on June 14, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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