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Enderby Cenotaph

Enderby Cenotaph

The Cenotaph Committee was established in 1936 "to erect a public memorial to the men of Enderby City and District who gave up their lives in the World War ".

The monument was built for $235 by Vernon Granite and Marble Co. in Okanagan Landing. It was erected on the southwest corner of the lawn in front of City Hall. Subscriptions totaling $242.15 were given by local residents and organizations.

The location of the Enderby Cenotaph is as follows...

In downtown Enderby head north from the main intersection of George Street and Cliff Avenue.

Take the first road to your right, Mill Avenue.

About a block down this road the Cenotaph is on the left side of the road.

PLAQUES

There are six plaques on this Cenotaph, three on the south side and one on each of the other three sides.

South Side Plaques

Plaque # 1
      IN
 REMEMBRANCE
      OF
THE CITIZENS OF
ENDERBY CITY AND
DISTRICT WHO GAVE
 THEIR LIVES IN
  WORLD WAR I
      AND
  WORLD WAR II
 LEST WE FORGET
Plaque # 2
   KOREA
1950 - 1953
Plaque # 3
  CANADIAN MERCHANT NAVY
Marine Marchande Canadienne
1914 - 18  1939 - 45  1950 - 53

   THE                POUR LA
LIFE LINE              SURVIE
  OF THE              DU MONDE
  WORLD                 LIBRE

 

Enderby Cenotaph - South Side Plaques

West Side Plaque

 WORLD WAR
     I
1914 - 1918

 ALEXANDER A.
 BAWTREE E. L.
BOGERT V. E. MM
   BROWN R.
  DYSTART G.
 HALLMARK J.
 HATCER J.M.
HUFFMAN E. B.
HOLDSWORTH C.
 JAMIESON J.
 PACEY J. E.
  WHEELER E.

 

Enderby Cenotaph - West Side Plaque

North Side Plaque

   REFURBISHED
& REDEDICATED BY
  ENDERBY LEGION
     BRANCH 98
       1995
  WITH DONATIONS
       FROM 
 CITIZENS, BUSINESS
& BRANCH MEMBERS 
  OF THE COMMUNITY
    OF ENDERBY

 

Enderby Cenotaph - North Side Plaque

East Side Plaque

  WORLD WAR
     II
 1939 - 1945

ANDREWS C. W.
  BERCEY L.
 BOUSFIELD W.
  DAVISON B.
  GOSNELL R.
HARRISYMCHUK J.
  MOUBRAY W.
   HILL J.
   HILL R.
McALLISTER H.C.
  McKAY J.
  SHUTE A.
 SMILEY R. K.
  WALES V. T.        

 

Enderby Cenotaph - East Side Plaque