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  • n  a monument built to honor people whose remains are interred elsewhere or whose remains cannot be recovered

  • His concrete museum, cenotaph and gigantic public square managed to be both mournful and modern, elegiac yet elegant.
  • With 382 black-and-white pictures spread across oversize pages, it has the heft of a gravestone, which is not so different from what it is, a cenotaph .
  • After Doktor Rosenberg had laid a swastika wreath on the Unknown Soldier's cenotaph, a British war veteran heaved the wreath into the Thames.
News & Articles

  • 'Down to the sea in ships'
    Over nearly four centuries, more than 5,000 Gloucester fishermen have gone "down to the sea in ships," as inscriptions on both the Man at the Wheel statue and the Fishermen's Memorial Cenotaph note. And Saturday marked the annual procession and memor
    Aug. 19, 2013 - Gloucester Daily Times

  • John Cummins in FOXBusiness
    The Ladner Cenotaph is one of many cenotaphs across the country to benefit from this program,said Mr. Cummins. "It is gratifying to see organizations such as The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #61 (Ladner) take the initiative to ensure that...
  • Jeff Watson in StreetInsider.com (subscription)
    We have a responsibility to remember and honour those who have served on behalf of our country,said Mr. Watson. "This contribution will ensure that The Men of Amherstburg, Anderdon and Malden Cenotaph remains a place of remembrance and...
  • Guy Lauzon in Market Wire (press release)
    Mr. Lauzon added, "The restored Lancaster Cenotaph will provide the local citizens with a place to honour all of Canada's service men and women."

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