County of Brant Public Library Digital Collections
Paris War Memorial


Description
Media Type:
Image
Text
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
This item is a collection of photographs of the war memorial in Paris. The memorial pays homage to those who fought in the First and Second World Wars as well as the Korean War.
Inscriptions:
Left Panel:

"LET US NOW PRAISE FAMOUS MEN
AND OUR FATHERS THAT BEGAT US
...ALL THESE WERE HONOURED IN
THEIR GENERATIONS AND WERE
THE GLORY OF THEIR TIMES"

Center Panel:

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND
TO THE MEMORY OF THE
MEN AND WOMEN
OF PARIS WHO FELL
AND IN HONOUR OF THOSE
WHO SERVED IN
THE GREAT WAR

Right Panel:

"TAKE THESE MEN FOR YOUR EXAMPLE
LIKE THEM, REMEMBER THAT PROSPERITY
CAN ONLY BE FOR THE FREE, THAT
FREEDOM IS THE SURE POSSESSION OF THOSE
ALONE WHO HAVE COURAGE TO DEFEND IT."

Plaque:

TO THE
VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II
IN COMMEMORATION OF
THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF VICTORY

THE TOWN OF PARIS EXPRESSES ITS APPRECIATION TO THE
CITIZENS WHO SERVED CANADA DURING THE SECOND
WORLD WAR. WE CONTINUE TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOUR
THEIR SELFLESS CONTRIBUTIONS.

THIS PLAQUE IS DEDICATED ON THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY
OF THE END OF THE WAR.

"WE WILL REMEMBER THEM"

NOVEMBER 11TH, 1995

Monument to Left:
1939
SICILY
ITALY
ATLANTIC
ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY
FAR CALLED OUR NAVIES MELT AWAY
LEST WE FORGET LEST WE FORGET

Monument to Right:
1945
N.W.EUROPE
RHINE
PACIFIC
ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE
NEVER IN THE FIELD OF HUMAN CONFLICT
WAS SO MUCH OWED BY SO MANY TO SO FEW
1950 KOREA 1953
Date of Original:
11 November 1995
Date Of Event:
1914-1953
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
2014CB004
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1923897071395 Longitude: -80.3837216025162
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
War Memorials of Brant County. County of Brant Public Library, 2014CB004.
Terms of Use:
The information and images provided are for personal research only and are not to be used for commercial purposes. Use of this information should include the credit "Burford Township Historical Society and Museum."
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County of Brant Public Library (Paris Branch)
12 William Street
Paris, ON
N3L 1K7 | @brantlibrary

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Paris War Memorial


This item is a collection of photographs of the war memorial in Paris. The memorial pays homage to those who fought in the First and Second World Wars as well as the Korean War.