Royal Flying Corps Monument and Graves
Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.A.
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The Royal Flying Corps Monument in Greenwood Memorial Park, Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.A. The memorial is flanked by twelve graves of men who died while training in Texas during the Great War.

Another view of the monument and graves.

The Royal Flying Corps Monument.

The Royal Flying Corps insignia atop of the monument.

The inscription on the monument. "This monument was erected by the officers, cadets, non-commissioned officers and men of the Royal Flying Corps, Canada: In loving memory of those members of the Corps who died while stationed in Texas, Nov. 1917 to April 1918."

The Royal Flying Corps insignia at the bottom of the monument. "Per Ardua Ad Astra" (Through struggle to the stars.)

On the right side of the monument the names of those buried alongside the monument are inscribed.

On the left side of the monument the names of others who lost their lives and are buried throughout the United States and Canada are inscribed.
(All photos © 2012 Michael W. Pocock
and MaritimeQuest all rights reserved)

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Page published June 24, 2013