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Robert J. Kennedy - Ottawa (Cumberland), Ontario
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
N 45° 31.072 W 075° 23.496
18T E 469415 N 5040556
Quick Description: This plaque, in tribute to Robert J. Kennedy, is located on the grounds of the Cumberland Heritage Museum, in Ottawa. Cette plaque, en hommage à Robert J. Kennedy, est située sur le terrain du Musée-village du patrimoine de Cumberland, à Ottawa.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 5/19/2019 7:52:21 AM
Waymark Code: WM10K2G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
Inscription on the plaque:

Robert J. Kennedy, a native of Cumberland Township, served with the Artillery in the Great War 1914-1918. He fought in all significant operations of the Canadian Expeditionary Force from Flanders and the Somme through Vimy Ridge. He was rotated home after being seriously wounded in 1917.

On his return, he served as Clerk and Treasury of Cumberland Township for more that 30 years (1932-1967). The Cumberland Arena is named in Robert J. Kennedy's memory in recognition of his devoted service to the community and the country.

Inscription sur la plaque:

Robert J. Kennedy, originaire du Canton de Cumberland, a servi dans l’artillerie durant la Grande Guerre de 1914-1918. Il a participé à toutes les batailles d’importance du Corps expéditionnaire canadien, des Flandres à la Somme en passant par Vimy. Il a été renvoyé chez lui après avoir été gravement blessé en 1917.

À son retour, il a servi en tant que greffier et trésorier du Canton de Cumberland pendant plus de 30 ans (1932-1967). L’aréna de Cumberland est nommé à la mémoire de R.J.Kennedy, en reconnaissance de son service dévoué à la communauté et au pays.
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List if there are any visiting hours:
The plaque is outside on the grounds of the museum and can be visited at any time during the day. La plaque est à l'extérieur sur le terrain du musée et peut être visité en tout temps durant le jour.


Entrance fees (if it applies): None for visiting this plaque but $5.50 for visiting the museum. Aucun pour visiter cette plaque mais $5.50 pour visiter le musée.

Type of memorial: Plaque

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