Relief of Privates John Rogers and William Osgoode - Ottawa, Ontario
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Quick Description: This monument commemorates two members of the Sharpshooters’ Company of the Governor General’s Foot Guards - Privates John Rogers and William Osgoode, who fell in action at Cut Knife Hill, on the second of May 1885.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 2/28/2021 8:05:36 AM
Waymark Code: WM13W8N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
Installed originally in Major's Hill Park in 1888, on the site now occupied by the Chateau Laurier, this memorial commemorates two members of the Sharpshooters Company of the Governor General's Foot Guards who died at the Battle of Cut Knife Hill on May 2, 1885, during the Northwest Rebellion. Designed by the British sculptor Percy Wood, the monument includes the portraits of Privates William B. Osgoode and John Rodgers, and the bronze figure of a Guardsman, resting on arms reversed. The Regiment still conducts a memorial service every year at the monument.

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Date Sculpture was opened for vewing?: 1/1/1888

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Where is this sculpture?:
2 Queen Elizabeth Driveway
Ottawa, Ontario Canada

Sculptors Name: Percy Wood

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