Digby Soldiers Cenotaph


Digby, Nova Scotia

The Soldiers Cenotaph was erected in 1921 in memory of the men from Digby who gave their lives for King and Country in World War I, World War II, and the Korean Conflict.

The collection of funds to finance the War Monument was coordinated by the G.W.V.A.

The inscription on the Cenotaph reads:

In memory of the Men of this Town who gave their lives for King and Country in the Great War of 1914-1918.

Lieutenant Charles Dayrell Shreve, MC; Corp. Louis Lawrence Churchill; Arnold Morgan; Robert A. Laines; Burwell Hutchinson; William Ensley Hayden; Wilber Shortliffe; George Archer Turnbull; Walter Vantassell; Joseph Hopley Winchester; Leland Fauntleroy Young; Edison Handspiker; William Savary Gilpin; DeVere D'Arcy; Harry Levy; Cyril W. Muise; James Robinson, Jr.

Also in memory of those who died in World War II and the Korean Conflict.

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