Sunday, 29 July 2012

Eugenia

 

Location:  Grey County, Grey Highlands   N 44° 18.773 W 080° 31.495  
In the parking lot for the Eugenia Falls Conservation Area, west of County Road 13.

This memorial is dedicated to the Local Veterans from the First and Second World Wars. Names of the dead of the Great War appear on the front, those who survived on the back.  Names of the soldiers from the Second World War appear on the right side, on the bottom.  It was erected by the Eugenia Ladies' Community Group. Limestone base with life-sized statue of a soldier on guard above.  A black metal fence surrounds the memorial.  Beautiful memorial in a wonderful park setting, with a scenic waterfalls not far away.

Marker text:
Front:
"UNTIL THE DAY BREAK AND
SHADOWS FLEE AWAY"

WALTER FISHER
FRED SMITH
EMERSON C. SMITH
DAVE ARMSTRONG
ROBERT LEOPARD
JOHNSON HOWARD
W.J. BULLIVAN

ROBT. BELL
WES. WILSON
CHAS. ROY
EARL PARLIMENT
STANLEY PARLIMENT
FRED. FISHER

OUR GALLANT DEAD

Left:
THEY DIED AS FEW MEN GET
      THE CHANCE TO DIE,
FIGHTING TO SAVE A WORLD'S
      MORALITY.
THEY DIED THE NOBLEST
      DEATH A MAN MAY DIE,
FIGHTING FOR GOD.  AND RIGHT,
      AND LIBERTY.
AND SUCH A DEATH IS
     IMMORTALITY.

Right:
ERECTED AND DEDICATED
BY THE PEOPLE OF EUGENIA
AND COMMUNITY, TO THE
MEMORY OF HER SOLDIERS
WHO FOUGHT AND DIED
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918

1939  OVERSEAS VETERANS  1945
D. CAIRNS
A. MARTIN
D. MAGEE
G. STEWART
G. HELMKAY
R. CLARK
B. CAMPBELL
M. WILLIAMS
J. JAMIESON
N. WILLIAMS
F. PARTRIDGE
J. PARK
W. JONES
E. BOYCE
W. SCORER
G. CROFT
E. CROFT

"THEY OFFERED THEIR LIVES
IN THE SERVICE OF HUMANITY"

Rear:
THOSE WHO DARING TO DIE SURVIVED

JOSHIAH PARLIMENT
JAS. FAWCETT
H. OSBORNE
F. OSBORNE.
N. OSBORNE
W. WILLIAMS
ALEX HOY
CHAS. HOY
W.D. CAMPBELL
HENRY TUDOR
ROY McMILLIAN
HENRY THORNBURY
HERB. FISHER
CHAS. FISHER
RUSSEL PARK

ELWOOD PURVIS
E. HOPPER
FRED. WILKINSON
CHAS. WILKINSON
V. FORD
ALF. GENOE
HERB. GENOE
W.E. MORGAN
W. SEMPLE
EDWIN SMITH
J. ARMSTRONG
CECIL MELDRUM
J.R. BULLIVAN
JACOB SLOAN












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