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Malakwa Cenotaph

Malakwa Cenotaph

The Malakwa Cenotaph is located on Malakwa Road to the north of the Malakwa Elementary School.

Malakwa Road runs parallel with the Trans-Canada Highway.

To access it from the south turn west onto the access road past the Malawka Cafe and Eagle View Hotel.

From the north turn west onto Loftus Road and then south on Malakwa Road.

PLAQUES

There are two plaques on the Lumby Cenotaph.

Plaque 1

            IN MEMORY
         OF OUR COMRADES
CPL. J.H. ANDERSON NO.442007 7TH BATT.
   KILLED IN ACTION APR. 9TH, 1917
PTE. W. WADDELL NO. 687879 54TH BATT.
   KILLED IN ACTION FEB. 21, 1917
PTE. E.G. JESSOP NO. 443671 2ND BATT.
  KILLED IN ACTION SEPT. 3RD, 1916
PTE. W.E. WILSON NO. 443675 54TH BATT.
   DIED OF WOUNDS NOV. 21, 1915
             ERECTED BY G.W.V.A.
              FROM VOLUNTARY
                CONRIBUTIONS
        

 

Malakwa Cenotaph Plaque #1

Plaque 2

      1939   ~   1945
        IN MEMORIAM
         
    PRIVATE W.S. MORRISON
SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS OF CANADA

    PRIVATE G.R. BARNES
SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS OF CANADA

    SERGEANT W. HOWARD
        P.P.C.L.I.

     SERGEANT L.E. RUSSELL
 NORTH NOVA SCOTIA HIGHLANDERS

    SERGEANT J.F. AUBREY
 ROYAL NEW ZEALAND AIR FORCE

   LIEUTENANT L.W. SWAN
    UNITED STATES ARMY

     SAPPER A. CHILTON
  ROYAL CANADIAN ENGINEERS
        

 

Malakwa Cenotaph Plaque #2

Plaque 3

 K O R E A
1950 - 1953             
                

 

Malakwa Cenotaph Plaque #3