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Rossland Cenotaph - Rossland, BC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 49° 04.620 W 117° 47.862
11U E 441744 N 5436321
Quick Description: The Rossland Cenotaph is slightly west of the entrance to the Rossland Public Library at 2180 Columbia Avenue.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 2/25/2015 12:27:14 AM
Waymark Code: WMNE1Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dronnord
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Long Description:
The Rossland cenotaph was constructed in memory of WWI, WWII and Korea war veterans. The cenotaph was paid for by Victory Bond salesmen and was first placed around 1921. Since that time the cenotaph has moved three times.

Its fourth and hopefully final move puts the cnotaph next to the Rossland Public Library. The Rossland Royal Canadian Legion #14 is now the protector of the memories and the cenotaph.

The Boer War plaque was added in 2000 by the Rossland Royal Canadian Legion #14.

The cenotaph has three tiers, on the top tier all four sides honour those who gave their lives, so we can be free.

It is with the utmost respect that I submit the Roll of Honour to these individuals that served so gallantly. The following inscription and the names of those honoured here are etched in stone and lettered in gold.

South Side:

"In Memory Of Those Who Gave Their Lives For Humanity" 1914 - Great War - 1918 "He That Giveth His Life For A Principle Deemed By Him To Be Just, Is A Hero"

Roll of Honour

East Side:
R. Rakovich
H. Holmes
J. Paul
A. Lindsey
Z. Nikitovich
J. Dawson
H. Packer
R. Bowie
R. Gun
E.J. Lee
F.S. Oliver
West Side:
E.V. Bloomfield
E.H.V. Wilder
M. Janich
J. Mellach
J. Kearney
A. Campbell
H. Bowers
A.G. Leeson
G. Wallace
T. Talbot
J. Trewhella
North Side:
T. Cross
J. Inches
J. Cocking
T. Wallace
A. McLean
J.A. Paull
C.E. Adams


Star Ratings For Your Monument:

2180 Columbia Avenue
Rossland, BC Canada
V0G 1Y0

What is it?: Cenotaph

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