Chester War Memorial

Chester: war memorial monument, south flagpole -12

Photographs of
Chester War Memorial

WW1 1914 – 1918
WW2 1939 – 1945
Korea 1950 – 1953 Afghanistan 2002

Monument

Chester Lunenburg County Nova Scotia

Located on the Parade, South Street at Central Street

GPS location: 44°32’11″N 64°14’33″W

Chester: war memorial monument, general view looking north-east

Photographed on 31 October 2002

Chester: war memorial monument, general view looking north

Photographed on 31 October 2002

Chester: war memorial monument, sculpture by Massey Rhind
Sculpture by J. Massey Rhind (1860-1936)

Photographed on 30 April 2003

Chester: war memorial monument, west face
West face

Photographed on 31 October 2002

Chester: war memorial monument, plaque on west face
Plaque on west face

Photographed on 4 November 2002

Chester: war memorial monument, north face
North face

Photographed on 30 April 2003

Chester: war memorial monument, north face upper plaque
Upper plaque on north face

Photographed on 30 April 2003

Chester: war memorial monument, north face lower plaque
Lower plaque on north face

Photographed on 31 October 2002

Chester: war memorial monument, south face
South face

Photographed on 4 November 2002

Memorial Plaque Unveiled CBC November 2nd, 2002

N.S. adds ‘friendly fire’ victim to cenotaph
by the CBC, 3Nov.2002

For the first time in more than half a century, a small
community in Nova Scotia has added the name of
a young soldier to the local war memorial…

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2002/11/02/memorial_021102.html

Chester: war memorial monument, upper plaque on south face
Upper plaque on south face

Photographed on 20 March 2003

Chester: war memorial monument, south face
South face

Photographed on 16 April 2010

Chester: war memorial monument, south flagpole
South flagpole

Photographed on 4 November 2002

Chester: war memorial monument, 19 Nov 2005

Photographed on 19 November 2005

Also see: Chester Bronze Cannons


Chester war memorial
by the South Shore Genealogical Society
http://www.rootsweb.com/~nslssgs/chester.htm

The National Silver (Memorial) Cross Mother for 2002, by the Royal Canadian Legion
Mrs. Doreen Coolen, the mother of the late Private Richard Anthony Green
http://www.legion.ca/asp/docs/feature/SilverCross_e.asp


Mother of soldier killed by U.S. bomb to lay wreath in Ottawa
by the CBC, 11Nov.2002
Doreen Coolen has been invited to take part in the national Remembrance Day
ceremonies in Ottawa on Monday, but it’s an honour the Nova Scotia woman
would rather not have. The Royal Canadian Legion asked her to
represent all Canadian mothers who have lost a child in war.
She is this year’s National Silver (Memorial) Cross Mother.
http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2002/11/10/remembrance_mom021110.html


Canada remembers
by the CBC, 12Nov.2002
Doreen Coolen, whose son was killed this spring in Afghanistan,
was at the memorial to lay a wreath in honour of all those
dead soldiers’ mothers. Pte. Richard Green was one of four
Canadians killed in a so-called friendly fire incident last
April near Kandahar. Coolen followed Governor General
Adrienne Clarkson in placing her wreath. Prime Minister
Jean Chrétien and U.S. Ambassador Paul Cellucci were
among other dignitaries to pay their respects with wreaths…
http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2002/11/11/remem_day021111.html


Relatives press for lawsuit in friendly-fire deaths

by the CBC, 22March2003
Relatives of a Nova Scotia soldier killed in Afghanistan last year are pressing forward with their lawsuit against the U.S. Air Force…
http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2003/03/22/lawsuit030322.html


Mrs. Doreen Coolen: 2002 Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother
by Veterans Affairs Canada
http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/clients/sub.cfm?source=collections/books/silver02


Mrs. Doreen Coolen, 2002 Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother
by Veterans Affairs Canada
The National Silver Cross (Memorial) Mother for 2002 is Mrs. Doreen Coolen
of Simms Settlement in Hubbards, Nova Scotia. She the mother of the late
Private Richard Anthony Green killed by friendly fire while on duty with
the 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI)
in Afghanistan in 2002…
http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/remembers/sub.cfm?source=collections/books/silver02

John Massey Rhind by Wikipedia

Other Sculptures by John Massey Rhind (1860-1936)


New Glasgow War Memorial
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
https://ns1763.ca/pictouco/newglaswar.html


Halifax war memorial
The Cenotaph, Grand Parade, Halifax
https://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/hfxwarmem.html


National McKinley Birthplace Memorial
Niles, Trumbull County, Ohio
William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States.
http://wapedia.mobi/en/National_McKinley_Birthplace_Memorial


Grant’s Tomb
New York City
http://www.grantstomb.org/ov3.html


Bust of Judge James Monroe Jackson, Sr.
Parkersburg, West Virginia
http://www.eg.bucknell.edu/~hyde/jackson/JamesMJackson.html


Moses Smiting the Rock
Washington Park, Albany, New York
http://www.albany.edu/~jg7712/isp523/neighborhood.html


Statue of Crawford W. Long

National Statuary Hall Collection, U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.
http://www.aoc.gov/cc/art/nsh/long_c.cfm


Corning Memorial Fountain
Hartford, Connecticut
http://www.bushnellpark.org/Content/Corning_Fountain.asp


Statue of Stephen Girard
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia’s greatest philanthropist
http://www.philart.net/images/large/girard.jpg


Statue of Tedyuscung
Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
http://www.philart.net/images/large/tedy1.jpg


Dr. Benjamin Franklin Stephenson
Indiana Plaza, Washington, D.C.
http://www.kittytours.org/thatman2/search.asp?subject=16


Apollo Fountain
Georgian Court College, Lakewood, New Jersey
The Apollo Fountain, designed by John Massey Rhind, was a
birthday gift in 1902 for George Gould’s wife…
http://www.ettc.net/njarts/details.cfm?ID=347


Erskine Memorial Fountain
Grant Park, Atlanta, Georgia
…Mrs. Ward commissioned New York sculptor J. Massey Rhind to
create a fountain that would serve as a public memorial to her father.
Rhind was a very distinguished artist. Commisssioned by William
Waldorf Astor, he had designed the famous memorial doors of
Trinity Church in New York in honor of Astor’s deceased father.
Rhind came to Atlanta for the fountain’s formal unveiling and was
on hand to receive compliments on his creation, which was then
considered to be one of Atlanta’s most notable landmarks…
http://gpconservancy.org/node/64


Statue of Peter Stuyvesant
866 Bergen Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey
http://www.njcu.edu/programs/jchistory/
Pages/S_Pages/Stuyvesant_Peter.htm


View 1: Statue of Maj. Gen. Abner Doubleday
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
http://www.gb1863.com/432.JPG


View 2: Statue of Maj. Gen. Abner Doubleday
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
http://www.gb1863.com/433.JPG


One Hundred Broadway
100 Broadway, New York City
Prominently sited at the southeast corner of Broadway and Pine Street,
opposite Trinity Church, the building stands in the heart of the
New York financial district … Clad in Maine granite, the
twenty-four story building features a rich neo-Renaissance
decorative scheme that incorporates Greek elements such as the
Ionic entrance colonnade and the severe classical sculptural figures,
designed by J. Massey Rhind, at the third story…
http://www.100broadway.com/history.html


Rear-Admiral Desmond Piers
Times of London, 5 Dec 2005
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/obituaries/article745710.ece

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