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Canadian Airmen Monument

 
 
Canadian Airmen Monument: Marker Panel 1 image. Click for full size.
By Grace C. Miller
1. Canadian Airmen Monument: Marker Panel 1
Inscription.
Panel 1:
Per Arua Ad Astra
In Memory of our Canadian
Airmen who fought in the
Skies to preserve freedom
and order in the world.

Panel 2:
Canadian Airmen Awarded the Victoria Cross

World War I:
William Avery Bishop
Alan Arnett McLeod
William George Barker

World War II:
Andrew Charles Mynarski
David Ernest Hornell
Ian Willoughby Bazalgette
Robert Hampton Gray

Panel 3:
This Monument was dedicated by
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
September 29, 1984

Panel 4:
This monument was donated
to the Municipality of
Metropolitan Toronto by
Henry R. Jackman, O.C., K.St. J., Q.C.
and the Jackman Foundation.
Oscar Nemon sculptor
Parkin Partnership architects

 
Erected 1984 by Henry R. Jackman and the Jackman Foundation.
 
Location. 43° 39.28′ N, 79° 23.295′ W. Marker is in Toronto, Ontario, in Toronto County. Marker is on University Street 0 kilometers north of Dundas Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Toronto, Ontario M5G 1V6, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8
Canadian Airmen Monument: Marker Panel 2 image. Click for full size.
By Grace C. Miller
2. Canadian Airmen Monument: Marker Panel 2
other markers are within walking distance of this marker. South African War Memorial (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Discovery of Insulin (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Charles William Jefferys (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); The Macdonald-Mowat House (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); Sir Daniel Wilson (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); The Bishop’s Palace 1818 (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); The Royal York Hotel (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); Mary Ann Shadd Cary (approx. 1.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toronto.
 
Also see . . .
1. Per Arua Ad Astra. motto of the Royal Air Force and the affiliate Commonwealth forces: "Through adversity to the stars" or "Through struggle to the stars" (Submitted on July 27, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 

2. "Canadian Wings". (Submitted on July 27, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceHeroesWar, World IWar, World II
 
Canadian Airmen Monument: Marker Panel 3 image. Click for full size.
By Grace C. Miller
3. Canadian Airmen Monument: Marker Panel 3
Canadian Airmen Monument: Marker Panel 4 image. Click for full size.
By Grace C. Miller
4. Canadian Airmen Monument: Marker Panel 4
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By Grace C. Miller
5. Canadian Airmen Monument
Canadian Airmen Monument image. Click for full size.
By Grace C. Miller
6. Canadian Airmen Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 642 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 27, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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