|For the past several years, Echo 2 has posted, on
this site, a list of Engineer Memorials. The list was an extract from the
book “CUSTOMS of the CANADIAN MILITARY ENGINEERS”, 2004 edition.
|This book has now been posted on the internet, where
everyone can view with ease. You will find the book here. The
memorials will be found in Chapter 4 - Annex A. If you would like to go directly
to the chapter, click here.
|Although the latest edition of Customs of the
Canadian Military Engineers has been published, the search for engineer memorials
We seek your help to ensure that the ‘memorials’ section is as
complete as we can make it. We suspect that there are other memorials that
should be included and are looking for help to identify and locate them.
We are using a very broad definition of a memorial .." something that
commemorates, preserves the memory of..."and will include those that
memorialize the British and French engineers in Canada. Memorials can be
for individuals, units, accomplishments, and the like. We would like
to know as many details as are available: who/what is memorialized, location,
date of dedication, description, and wording of any inscription. If you are
going by memory, even a general recollection may be sufficient for us to
We also work with the Organization of Military Museums memorial
project to ensure National registration and display of our
memorials. If you have proposed items for that database, it would be
helpful if you first informed us in order to ensure co-ordination.
Send any information to Ken Holmes
|In the meantime Echo 2, will continue to publish any
new memorials which come to our attention.
Memorial @ Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve (former Wet Gap), Chilliwack BC
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