Memorial Wall - Memorial Gardens, Kingston, Ontario
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers
N 44° 14.334 W 076° 29.965
18T E 380268 N 4899500
Quick Description: Memorial Garden Wall was unveiled on October 30, 2012 and is dedicated to soldiers from Kingston who sacrificed their lives during wars in Africa, Europe, Korea, Middle East and Afghanistan.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 11/18/2012 4:42:47 PM
Waymark Code: WMFQFQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
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Long Description:
There are 1,022 names on the wall. The north side of the wall features the Royal Canadian Legion's Ode of Remembrance: "For The Fallen."

The City of Kingston worked with veterans and military community for seven years on this project. The Wall is engraved with the names of men and women who called the Kingston area home through birth, residence or work, and who:

* died in service in the First or Second World Wars and are commemorated by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) or by the Canadian Virtual War Memorial (CVWM) or in the Ottawa Books of Remembrance or

* died in service in the South African War (Boer War), the Korean coflict, or the Middle East missions and are commemorated by the Canadian Virtual War Memorial (CVWM) or in the Ottawa Books of Remembrance or

* died in service and are commemorated by their own countries or

* were civilians who died in war-related activities during the First or Second World Wars.
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