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Nov. 19, 2004


Nov. 19, 2004


Nov. 19, 2004
Upper Plaque


Nov. 19, 2004
Lower Plaque

Monuments and Memorials:
War Brides Plaque

Located west of the Legislative building,
near the War Memorial.

(Click on the picture for larger view)
(Unless otherwise indicated, photos by Don of www.WascanaPark.com)

The following information is as it appears on the plaques.

(Upper Plaque)
THE SASKATCHEWAN WAR BRIDES ASSOCIATION
THIS PLAQUE IS DEDICATED TO HONOUR THE WAR BRIDES OF
W.W.1 AND W.W.II WHO MARRIED CANADIAN SERVICEMEN IN A
THEATRE OF WAR AND WERE BROUGHT TO CANADA BY THE
CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. BETWEEN 1945 AND 1947
APPROXIMATELY 48,000 BRIDES AND 22,000
CHILDREN CAME FROM THE BRITISH ISLES
AND WESTERN EUROPE TO SETTLE IN EVERY
PROVINCE OF THIS GREAT COUNTRY.
MANY CAME TO SASKATCHEWAN
ADDING TO THE RICH MOSAIC OF
CANADIAN LIFE ON THE PRAIRIES.
VOS SALUTAMS

 

(Lower Plaque)
Unveiled by
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal
in honour of the
Saskatchewan War Brides Association
5 June 2004