Britannia United Church War Memorial Organ and Plaque

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Municipality/Province: Ottawa (Nepean), ON

Memorial Number: 35062-015

Type: Church organ and plaque

Address: 968 Pinecrest Crescent

Location: Britannia United Church

GPS Coordinates: Lat: 45.3539948   Long: -75.7915446

Contributor: Victoria Edwards

This electric organ and plaque in Britannia United Church are dedicated to the members of the congregation who gave their lives during the Second World War. Their names were added to the Britannia Church honour roll.

Reverend Gordon Dangerfield payed tribute during a special memorial service April 6, 1946 to the 12 men who fell, and on February 9, 1947, the electric organ and memorial plaque were dedicated in a separate special service.

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Britannia United Church in Memoriam 1939 – 1945

This organ was installed to honour the men of this church who by their heroism made the supreme sacrifice in World War II.

“They gave their lives that we might remain free”

Robert Acheson; Earl Piche
Frederick Blyth; Keith Richardson
Arthur A. Bussell; David Roberts
Albert Forsyth; Edward L. Roberts
Allan Lillico; Edward H. Viens
Grant Morrison; Jerry Wolf

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends”

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