Memorial 35090-008 Toronto, ON

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Municipality/Province: Toronto, ON

Memorial Number: 35090-008

Type: Statues (sandstone and marble)

Address: Southwest corner of Hart House Circle and Queens Park Crescent W

Location: Queen's Park Crescent, West side

GPS Coordinates: Lat: 43.662654   Long: -79.393314

Contributor: Sandra Lougheed

Photo Credit: Hellmut Shade

The Canadian Volunteer Monument was erected in 1870 in memory of those who fell in Limeridge and while defending their country in June 1866. The sandstone and marble monument was designed by Robert Reid.

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Inscription found on memorial

CANADIAN VOLUNTEER MONUMENT, CAMPAIGN OF JUNE 1866
HONOUR THE BRAVE WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY. CANADA ERECTED THIS
MONUMENT AS A MEMORIAL OF HER BRAVE SONS WHO FELL AT LIMERIDGE OR
DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION OR FROM DISEASE CONTRACTED IN
SERVICE WHILE DEFENDING HER FRONTIER IN JUNE 1866

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