Etobicoke Cenotaph

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Municipality/Province: Toronto (Etobicoke), ON

Memorial Number: 35021-001

Type: Obelisk

Address: The West Mall

Location: Etobicoke City Hall

GPS Coordinates: Lat: 43.64396   Long: -79.565

Contributor: Molly Sutherland

Constructed in 1968 in memory of those who gave their lives in World War I (1914 - 1918), World War II (1939 - 1945), and the Korean War (1950 - 1953). War Memorial - Etobicoke Municipal Centre The Board of Control received a report from the Director of Information Services dated August 15th, 1968, dealing with the establishment of a war memorial at the Municipal Centre and recommending that the clock tower be converted into a memorial, in accordance with a design submitted by Mr. R. Russell, an interested citizen. The report advised that the cost of converting the clock tower would amount to the sum of $1,250.00 all inclusive and, further, that the five Legions throughout the Borough of Etobicoke were in complete accord with the proposal.** Remembrance and poppy week services held annually at the Cenotaph. **Fifteenth Report of the Board of Control Adopted by Council, Sept. 9, 1968 Refer to memorial number 35021-002

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Inscription found on memorial

LEST WE FORGET

IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
THAT CANADIAN MAY LIVE

1914-1918

Korea
1950-1953

1939-1945

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