Monday, July 5, 2010

Walmer Cenotaph

Most Port Elizabethans know of the Cenotaph in front of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Gallery at St Georges Park, but very few know that the monument in front of the Walmer Town Hall is a Cenotaph as well.

On the front and the back of the monument are plaques with the names of men who died during the two World Wars.

Every year on Remembrance Day there is a parade and service at the monument that are organised by the Memorable Order of Tin Hats (Moth) Organisation.

3 comments:

  1. I like the angle of the first shot! And look at your lovely blue sky ... we are cloudy and cold -again - today :(
    Also like the creative one on previous post of flowers and monument in the background!

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  2. Isn't it wonderful to actually see evidence of our history.

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  3. Oh how horrible wars are!! Great shots Jonker but what is that animal?

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