Georgina Pope Statue at the Valiants Memorial



Valiants Memorial in Ottawa

The Valiants Memorial, located near the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa, is a collection of nine busts and five statues depicting individuals who have played an important role in major conflicts throughout Canadian history. The inscription on the bronze wall reads, "No day will ever erase you from the memory of time", which is from The Aeneid by Virgil.

The individuals depicted are listed below with the conflict or time period they are associated with:

French Regime (1534-1763)
The Comte de Frontenac
Pierre Le Moyne d’Iberville

American Revolution (1775-1783)
Thayendanegea (Joseph Brant)
Lieutenant Colonel John Butler

War of 1812 (1812-1814)
General Sir Isaac Brock, KCB
Lieutenant Colonel Charles-Michel d’Irumberry de Salaberry, CB
Laura Secord, UE

First World War (1914-1918)
Matron Georgina Pope, RRC
General Sir Arthur Currie, GCMG, KCB, VD
Corporal Joseph Kaeble VC, MM

Second World War (1939-1945)
Lieutenant Hampton Gray, VC, DSC
Captain John Wallace Thomas, CBE
Major Paul Triquet, VC
Pilot Officer Andrew Mynarski, VC

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