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Canterbury Public School War Memorial commemorates past puPils of the schoOl who served in both World Wars. The memorial was originally unveiled to commemorate those who served in World War One with a plaque added to the memorial at a later date to commemorate the fallen of World War Two. 



Address:Church Street, Canterbury Public School, Canterbury, 2193
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.909544
Long: 151.122847
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 24th May, 1921
Front Inscription

              To The Memory
                      Of Our
               Patriotic Soldiers 
         Old Boys Of The Canterbury
            Who Took Part In The
                    Great War
                     1914 - 1918
Theirs Was A Greatness Got From Their Grandsires--
Theirs That So Often In Strife With Their Enemies
Struck For Their Hoards And Their Hearths And Their Homes.
[The Battle of Brunanburh by Alfred Lord Tennyson ]

Left Side Inscription


Back Inscription

This Tablet Is Dedicated To
The Memory Of The Past Pupils
Of This School Who Gave Their Lives
In The Second World War
         1939 - 1945

Right Side Inscription


Source: SKP, NWRM
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