Category:Angel of Victory

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English: The Angel of Victory crafted by London-born sculptor Coeur de Lion McCarthy (1881-1979). It was commissioned in 1922 in memory of the 1,116 CPR employees who died in World War I.

The statue is on a pedestal inscribed:

To Commemorate Those In The Service Of The Canadian Pacific Railway Company Who At The Call Of King And Country, Left All That Was Dear To Them, Endured Hardship, Faced Danger And Finally Passed Out Of Sight Of Men By The Path Of Duty And Self Sacrifice, Giving Up Their Own Lives That Others May Live In Freedom. Let Those Who Come After See To It That Their Names Are Not Forgotten.
1914-1918 1939-1945
Français : L'Ange de la Victoire, monument commémoratif réalisé par Coeur-de-Lion McCarthy (1881 – 1979) en 1922 à la demande de la compagnie de chemin de fer Canadien Pacifique dont 1116 de ses employés ont perdu leur vie pendant la Grande Guerre. Il existe 3 exemplaires : un à Montréal (à l'intérieur de la gare Windsor), un à Winnipeg et un autre à Vancouver (à l'extérieur de la Waterfront Station.).

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