The War Memorial in Broadview, Saskatchewan, an historic photographic postcard as submitted by Chris Simons.  This cenotaph was erected in Confederation Square in Broadview honouring those who fell in World War I.  At the top of the Cenotaph it says 1914-1918 The Glorious Dead.  Continuing onwards with a listing of those fallen, ending with the word Somme.

 

War Memorial Broadview Sask
War Memorial Broadview Sask

 

Major G. Robinson
Lieut. G.D. Collins
Lieut. T. Collins
Lieut. T. Dane
Sergt. R.W. Wright
Sergt. F.T. Webster
Corp. R. Lawton
Corp. H. Cook.
Pte. H.A. Allingham
Pte. G. Beckett
Pte. E.J. Collins
Pte. F.H. Davis
Pte. F. Eykelbosch
Pte. J. Fodder
Pte. R. Henderson
Pte. T. Heur
Pte. P. Kynock
Pte. F. Oakland
Pte. T. Pendreigh
Pte. F.J. Pook
Pte. D. Spence
Pte. J. Warman
Pte. A.J. Wyllie

 

Broadview, a town in Saskatchewan, is located along the Saskatchewan #1 highway, the Trans Canada Highway, 155 kilometres (96 mi) east of the provincial capital city of Regina.

 

Another separate “Memorial Cross” marker erected in the Broadview cemetery was dedicated on June 12, 1921 in honour of those of World War One who lost their lives.

 

In addition to those who fell in World War One, the book, Centennial tribute : Oakshela, Broadview, Percival, 1882-1982 Story of Broadview and area. honours those who fell in World War Two.

Roll of Honour:


Lieut. W. Gattinger
P/O W. Webb
W/O J.E. Bunn
Sgt. E. Worden
Sgt. L. Larson
Sgt. D. Welsh
Pte. R. Pickford
Pte. W.J. Ryan
Pte. G. Melanson
Pte. W. McRobbie

 

Additional Information:

Bibliography

Centennial tribute : Oakshela, Broadview, Percival, 1882-1982 Story of Broadview and area.
Broadview, Sask. : Broadview Pioneer History Society, 1982.
ISBN 0889253390

Town of Broadview

Article written by J. Adamson

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