TWO HARBORD COLLEGIATE SCULPTURES, 1921 & 2007, COMMEMORATE STUDENTS WHO “DIED FOR HUMANITY”

RICHARD LONGLEY in NOW magazine – “The Soldier, by sculptor GEORGE W. HILL was dedicated in 1921 to honour “These former pupils who died for humanity in the Great War of 1914-1919.” There are 78 names on The Soldier, two of them are women.Steps to the east is a very different memorial, sleek stainless steel in the form of a broken H, by Harbord alumnus MORTON KATZ. Unveiled in 2007, it reads: ‘To the (52) boys of H.C.I., whose futures were taken in the Second World War, whose memories will be forever in Canada’s heart, this monument is dedicated.’

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