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By Cosmos Mariner, July 21, 2019
New Victoria Veterans Who Died Overseas Monument
1Nova Scotia (Cape Breton Regional Municipality), New Victoria — New Victoria Veterans Who Died Overseas1939-1945
Shannon MacLellan — Army William MacLellan — Army John (Buddy) MacDonald — Navy John MacNeil — Navy Harry Roper — Army Vincent Savage — RCAF James J. MacNeil — RAF Alex Donohue — Army Wallace McPhee . . . — Map (db m151628) WM
2Nova Scotia (Cape Breton Regional Municipality), New Waterford — New Waterford World War MonumentOur Heroic Dead
Dedicated to the Honor and Sacrifice of the Men and Women of New Waterford and surrounding districts who made the supreme sacrifice in two World Wars — Map (db m151632) WM
3Nova Scotia (Cape Breton Regional Municipality), Sydney — Sydney Harbour in the Second World War
In the Second World War, Sydney Harbour played a vital role in the Battle of the Atlantic and played a critical role in the conduct of the war. Sydney served as a convoy gathering point for supplies being shipped to the United Kingdom and provided . . . — Map (db m151606) HM
4Nova Scotia (Cape Breton Regional Municipality), Victoria Mines — Atlantic Bulwark / Le Rempart de L'Atlantique
English: During the Second World War the Royal Canadian Navy and the Royal Canadian Air Force protected shipping on vital North Atlantic routes which were the lifeline of the Allies. Army units shared in the defence of the . . . — Map (db m140130) HM
5Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Tatamagouche — War Memorial
In memory of those who gave their lives in the Great War 1914 - 1918 Alexander Henderson • George McIntosh Freeman McLellan • Harry McLellan George Powers • Arthur Rose • William Tattrie Roy Weatherby • George Weatherby Orrin F. . . . — Map (db m108154) WM
6Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Truro — War MemorialLest We Forget
Erected by the Citizens of Truro In Honor of the Men who during The Great War 1914 - 18 nobly upheld the honor of the Empire in France and Flanders and gave their lives that right shall prevail [World War II] 1939 - 45 . . . — Map (db m108214) WM
7Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Amherst — World Wars Memorial
Erected by Senator and Mrs. Curry in memory of their son Captain Leon Hall Curry and his Brothers in Arms from Cumberland County who gave their lives to their country in the Great German War 1914 - 1918 [Roll of Honored . . . — Map (db m108029) WM
8Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Pictou — Willard Sterling Boyle, C.C.Inventor / Inventeur — Nobel Laureate (Physics, 2009) / Lauréat du prix Nobel (Physique, 2009) —
Bill was from Wallace, where his grandfather worked in the quarry and kept the lighthouse. His father was the village doctor until their move to the backwoods of northern Quebec. While there, Bill was home schooled by his mother until age 14, when . . . — Map (db m108089) HM
9Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Pugwash — World Wars Memorial1914 - 1918 • 1939 - 1945 — Lest We Forget —
[Great War Honored Dead] Douglas Langille • Harold Esty Benjamin Percy Erle Benjamin • William McLean Borden Cecil Raymond Richards • Frederick Elias King Frank Demings • Harry Hector McLellan Andrew Gray McPherson • George Selig . . . — Map (db m108059) WM
10Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Wallace — War MemorialLest We Forget
World War I 1914 - 1918 William Baird • James Bathgate • Alexander Craib James Crooks • Kenneth Hape • Charles MacNutt Elmer MacNutt • Wellsley McCann • Daniel Reeves Chester Slack • Harold Slack • Gordon Tingley Renton Fisher • . . . — Map (db m108094) WM
11Nova Scotia (Guysborough County), Canso — Canso Soldiers Memorial
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, . . . — Map (db m140441) WM
12Nova Scotia (Guysborough County), Cole Harbour — #5 Radar Unit R.C.A.F StationQueensport/Cole Harbour — 1942-1945 —
During this three year period approximately 180 officers and men operated, serviced, or otherwise gave support to a radar unit on this site. — Map (db m139278) HM
13Nova Scotia (Guysborough County), Cole Harbour — We Will Remember/Nous Nous Souviendrons
Welcome to #5 Radar Unit. RCAF Queensport / Cole Harbour. Bienvenue à Ja Sieme unité de radar deP'ARC, située à Queensport / Cole Harbour. This base, along with ten others situated along the rocky shores of Nova Scotia, Was tasked with . . . — Map (db m139288) HM
14Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Dartmouth — Legion War Memorial"Lest We Forget"
Boer War 1899 - 1902 World War I 1914 - 1918 World War II 1939 - 1945 Korea War 1950 - 1953 Afghanistan 2001 - 2014 — Map (db m108806) WM
15Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Canadian Sailor's Monument
The sailor statue represents those valiant young Canadians who served in both war and peace is symbolic of the thousands of sailors who were instrumental in the victory at sea and a fitting acknowledgement to those who continue to maintain the peace. — Map (db m77597) WM
16Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — D-Day/Jour J1944
D-Day and the Battle of Normandy 6 June-21 August 1944 After months of elaborate planning, the largest seaborne invasion in modern history commenced on 6 June 1944 (D-Day) to liberate northwestern Europe from German . . . — Map (db m139666) HM
17Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — France and CanadaLa France et le Canada — Theirs is a story of enduring friendship./ C’est l’histoire d’une longe amitié. —
France and Canada share a long history. Theirs is a story of enduring friendship. It began 400 years ago, in Nova Scotia, the birthplace of Acadie, with the arrival of the first French settlers and of Samuel de Champlain at Port-Royal in 1605. . . . — Map (db m77622) HM
18Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — HMCS Sackville K-181Canadian Naval Memorial Trust — "A National Historic Site Of Canada" —
Open for viewing daily, 10:00am to 5:00PM Come visit the ship, on the waterfront, behind the Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic HMCS Sackville is the last of 267 Flower Class Corvettes built for the Allied Navies during WWII. Of . . . — Map (db m112799) HM
19Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Norway
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20Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Pier 21Canada’s National Immigration Museum — Musée national de l’immigration au Canada —
English When the Canadian immigration complex known as Pier 21 closed its doors in March of 1971, it marked the end of a more than forty-year saga of human hope, vision, courage and resilience. From its opening on the Halifax waterfront in . . . — Map (db m77616) HM
21Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Pier 21 / Le Quai 21Postwar Immigration / L’immigration de L’aprés-guerre — War Brides / Les Epouses de Guerre —
There are three plaques on this monument. Pier 21 / Le Quai 21 English This site witnessed the arrival of approximately one million immigrants, who have enriched the cultural mosaic of Canada. Opened in 1928, Pier 21 served . . . — Map (db m77718) HM
22Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Ships and Men of the Royal Canadian Navy
This memorial was erected by the Atlantic Chief and Petty Officies Association to commemorate the Ships and Men of the Royal Canadian Navy who failed to return through enemy action, stress of weather and accidents during The Battle of . . . — Map (db m77646) WM
23Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — The View from the Citadel / Le panorama vu de la citadelleThe Halifax Explosion / L’explosion d’Halifax — The Convoys / Les Convois —
This marker is composed of five plaques on the same mounting. The marker stands on north wall of the Citadel overlooking Halifax Harbor. The markers are presented left to right. The Halifax Explosion / L’explosion d’Halifax . . . — Map (db m78257) HM
24Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Women and the Second World War/Les femmes et la Seconde Guerre mondiale1939-1945
Women in Canada and Newfoundland significantly contributed to Allied victory. Whereas women were military nurses during the First World War, more than 50,000 were now serving in uniform as non-combatants in all three armed services . . . — Map (db m139663) HM
25Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Moser River — Moser River Veterans Memorial
In memory of those who gave their lives for their country 1914-1918 Basil Atkins • George Englehutt • Courtney Hull • Arthur MacDonald Guy Smith • Harry Smith • Leonard Smith • Stuart Smith 1939-1945 Wallace Barnard • Walter Hillier • Baxter . . . — Map (db m144475) WM
26Nova Scotia (Inverness County), Belle Côte — Belle Côte War MemorialOur Heroic Dead
1914-1918 John F. Chiasson Dominique F. Doucet Thomas Doucet Gabriel A. LeBanc Joseph H. McDaniel Daniel J. McDaniel Alexander E. MacDougall J. Ronald MacLellan Neil K. MacNeil Albert B. Miller Stanley Munro Angus Ross . . . — Map (db m139815) WM
27Nova Scotia (Inverness County), Cheticamp — Chéticamp War MemorialDieu et Patrie — For God and Country —
En mémoire des paroissiens de Chéticamp morts dans les deux guerres mondiales In memory of the parishioners of Chéticamp who died in the two World Wars 1914 - 1918 Hypolite H. AuCoin Hubert AuCoin William W. . . . — Map (db m139821) WM
28Nova Scotia (Inverness County), Chéticamp — La fin d'un rêve / The End of a Dream
Français: La guerre met cependant fin aux opérations quand l'Angleterre réquisitionne les bateaux pour le ravitaillement des troupes. La dernière cargaison pour l'Angleterre fut déchargée en mer pour permettre au bateau de se . . . — Map (db m139734) HM
29Nova Scotia (Inverness County), St. Joseph du Moine — St. Joseph du Moine War Memorial
En memoire des défunts combattants des dux guerres mondiales In memory of the fallen soldiers of the two World Wars 1914 - 1918 Arsene F. Cormier Daniel S. Leblanc Jean D. Doucet Elie P. Poirier Jean S. . . . — Map (db m139818) WM
30Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Mahone Bay — War MemorialLest We Forget — Hold High The Torch From Falling Hands We Threw —
This stone of remembrance is erected in loving memory of our brave men who laid down their lives in the Great War 1914 - 1918 for Truth Justice Liberty In honour of all who served and in grateful appreciation of the valiant . . . — Map (db m112530) WM
31Nova Scotia (Pictou County), New Glasgow — New Glasgow D-Day Memorial
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32Nova Scotia (Pictou County), New Glasgow — Normandy Branch 34The Royal Canadian Legion
Donated to the citizens of the Town of New Glasgow in memory of our fallen comrades Normandy Br 34 The Royal Canadian Legion October 5 • 1980 — Map (db m144880) WM
33Nova Scotia (Queens County), Liverpool — War Memorial
Erected by the Citizens of Queens County to the Glory of God and in loving memory of their sons who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War 1914 [World War I Honored Dead] 1918 1939 [World War II Honored Dead] 1945 1950 . . . — Map (db m112398) WM
34Nova Scotia (Richmond County), St. Peter's — Lest We Forget
“at the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them.” To The Fallen World Wars 1914-18 1939-45 and Korean War — Map (db m151583) WM
35Nova Scotia (Victoria County), Ingonish — Ingonish War Memorial
1st War - Veterans - 2nd War Killed in Action 1914 - 1918 Thompson Brewer George Donavan Charles MacDonald Killed in Action 1939 - 1945 Murdoch J. Ross Joseph Doucette Daniel Smith Bert Nicks An additional 83 veterans . . . — Map (db m139871) WM
36Nova Scotia (Victoria County), South Harbour — South Harbour War Memorial
In grateful memory of the men who gave their lives in two World Wars 1939-1945 E.J. Cameron D.C. MacDonald T. J. MacDonald R. N. MacInnes H. J. MacLennan C. MacLennan E. MacLennan N. MacLennan J. A. MacNeil 1914-1918 M. . . . — Map (db m139337) WM
37Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Ste. Anne du Ruisseau — Saint Anne Catholic Church Veterans MemorialLest We Forget / De Peur Que Nous Oublions
1914 - 1918 [Died in Service] Anthony Doucette • Felix Doucette Simon Doucette [Honor Roll of Veterans] 1939 - 1945 [Died in Service] Louis Babin • William Doucet Walter Deveau [Honor Roll of Veterans] Parishioners who . . . — Map (db m108613) WM
38Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Tusket — World Wars Memorial1914 - 1918 • 1939 - 1945
In honour and loving memory of our heroes who met death to save life. Corp. Joseph B. Jeffery 222979, 85th. Canadian Battalion Died of Wounds, St. Pol. France Oct. 4th. 1918 Aged 25 years Pte. Clement Jeffery . . . — Map (db m108761) WM
39Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), West Pubnico — Mémorial des guerres mondiales / World Wars Memorial
A la mémoire de ceux de Pubnico qui ont donné leur vie dans les deux guerres mondiales —————— In memory of those of Pubnico who gave their lives in the two World Wars 1914 — . . . — Map (db m108394) WM
40Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Yarmouth — East and West Camps, RCAF Station Yarmouth Nova Scotia
This plaque was erected to commemorate all Naval, Army, Air Force and civilian personnel who served at the Yarmouth Air Base in the War of 1939 - 1945 to maintain our democratic freedoms. — Map (db m107738) HM
41Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Yarmouth — War Memorial
To the men of Yarmouth County who fell An•Dom•MCMXIV-MCMXIX [Roll of Honored Dead] ————————————— To the glory of God and dedicated to the memory of . . . — Map (db m107832) WM
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