WWI Veterans Memorial, 1925, 2008
Bronze, granite, 195 x 71 x 311 centimetres
Etched into granite:
In WWI the courage of Canadian soldiers in battle forged our nation. In this place, we honour these 837 heroes from Windsor and Essex County who paid the ultimate sacrifice in ensuring our freedom.
We are forever in their debt
Lest we forget / N'oublions pas
Honouring World War I Veterans
Dedicated in 1925 to honour the 837 men and women from Windsor and Essex County whose efforts and supreme sacrifice in the World War I helped to forge the nation of Canada.
Re-dedicated in 2008 to honour the thousands of men and women from Windsor and Essex County who have fought and kept peace in WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Their efforts and sacrifices helped to strengthen the nation of Canada.