The Bridge of Remembrance

The suggestion of the need for a war memorial was first made in an article featured in ‘The Press’ on the 24th July 1923. The C.C.C. couldn’t ignore the support showed by the public for this idea so a competition was released for a design to be made. A company named Prouse and Gummer won; …

Off To War @ 1940

2000 of our Canterbury lads march down what is now Cashel Mall on 4th January 1940 on their way to war. Looming behind them is the Bridge of Remembrance, that honours the fallen from World War I. There is no way those young men could pass by that and not think about dying in the …