Wooden Crosses

| November 5, 2019

Next-of-kin who wish… HERE LIES Lord Edward B. Seymour, Lord Strathcona’s Horse Died of Wounds 5-12-17 Received in Action 2-12-17. Hand-written, black painted words and dates, upon a once white painted wooden cross, held by Holy Trinity Church, Arrow, Warwickshire. The cross, anchored to the wall above a decorative brass plaque also in Lord Seymour’s […]

Christ Church Cathedral and the Canadian Scottish

| July 25, 2015

Reflecting Upon Regimental Colours The Canadian Scottish Memorial at Pioneer Square is located near to Christ Church Cathedral adopted by the Canadian Scottish regiment as their Regimental Chapel, September 16, 2001. A recent visit to the memorial and cathedral reminded me once again of connections to the Great War. Of particular interest to the Canadian […]

The Canadian Scottish Remember

| July 4, 2015

“Pioneer Square” the Regiment’s Place of Remembrance As I wander up to Victoria’s Christ Church Cathedral I first walk by Pioneer Square where I stop to take a picture of the Canadian Scottish Memorial. The memorial that stands here is a replacement as an original marker, from the Great War, stood here for many years […]