38th Ottawa Overseas Battalion Plaque

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Municipality/Province: Ottawa, ON

Memorial Number: 35059-098

Type: Brass plaque and small plaque

Address: 2 Queen Elizableth Drive

Location: Cartier Square Drill Hall, in the Governor General's Foot Guards Regimental Museum

GPS Coordinates: Lat: 45.4215916   Long: -75.6880404

Contributor: Clive Law. Richard Turcotte

This memorial plaque was presented on the occasion of the Sixtieth Annual Reunion of the 38th Battalion Association by the Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Association on October 1, 1978. This memorial is dedicated to the honour of the 38th Ottawa Overseas Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force.

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1914 (Crest of Ottawa 38 Overseas Battalion Canada) 1918

BATTLE HONOURS

SOMME1916; ARRAS 1917-18; VIMY 1917; YPRES 1917;
PASSCHENDALE; AMIENS; DROCOURT - QUEANT;
HINDENBURG LINE; CANAL DU NORD; VALENCIENNES.

DEDICATED TO THE HONOUR OF
THE 38TH OTTAWA OVERSEAS BATTALION
CANADIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE

THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD.
AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN.
AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.

[small plaque at the buttom/petite plaque en bas]

Presented on the occasion of the Sixtieth Annual Reunion
of the 38th Battalion Association
by the Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Association
on October 1, 1978

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