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.
Inscription found on memorial
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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