Saturday, 29 September 2012

Newmarket

 

Location:  Region of York   N 44° 03.059 W 079° 27.501
Located at the corner of D’arcy Street and Church Street.

This small Veteran's Memorial Park, contains a cenotaph, a dedication plaque, an Honour Roll of those who gave thier lives, a commemorative walkway, a Peacekeepers Memorial, and a monument to Pte. W. Haines, who died fighting in the Boer War(see my April 26, 2012 entry).
Well kept garden with benches allow the visitor time to ponder the past and appreciate the present.
Sponsored by local Royal Canadian Branch branch 426, and the Newmarket Veterans Association.

Marker text:
Cenotaph:
IN MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF NEWMARKET
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN
THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918

LORD GIVE US FAITH AND STRENGTH,
THE ROAD TO BUILD.
TO SEE THE PROMISE OF THE DAY
FULFILLED.
WHEN WAR SHALL BE NO MORE
AND STRIFE SHALL CEASE.
UPON THE HIGHWAY OF THE PRINCE OF
PEACE.

Honour Roll:
(Crests of Legion,  Town of Newmarket, Newmarket Veterans Association)
Honour Roll
In memory of Newmarket WW1 Veterans
"Lest We Forget"

G. Archibald, E. Barber, S. Black, H.G. Blackhall, S. Brock, A.E. Brodie, C. Brown, R.R. Brunton, R. Chapman, A.S. Collingwood, E. Cousins, A. Denne, H.G. Douse, W.M. Dunn, A.F. Elvidge, W.G. Elvidge, S. Evans, W.W. Gardner, M. Goring, G. Grainger, R. Harden, R.S. Hillary, F. Laker

E.J. Laker, J. McDonald, W. McTavish, N.C. Mee, W.E. Moffat, J.H. Morgan, C.O. Morrison, H. Penrose, J.A. Proctor, S. Quick, J.A. Ralston, W.E. Riordan, J. Robertson, I.D. Ross, J.E. Rowland, E. Smith, H. Steckley, W.C. Stone, H. Stone, S. Stuffles, A. Trent, E.F. Watson, T. Wood

Peacekeeping Stone:
(Crests of United Nations, Coat of Arms of Canada, NATO)
CANADA
Dedicated to all members of
the Canadian Forces, who
continue to answer Duty's Call
placing them in harm's way
in defence of Canada, Freedom,
Peace and Democracy.  Many have
paid the supreme sacrifice so that
others around the world may
experience the freedoms
we enjoy in Canada without
fear of tyranny or oppression.

Dedicated Newmarket, Ontario. 11 November 2006

Dedication Plaque:
VETERANS
MEMORIAL PARK

DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO FOUGHT AND DIED
FOR OUR FREEDOM

WORLD WAR 1   1914-1918
WORLD WAR 2   1939-1945
KOREAN ACTION













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