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Ruth Abernethy. All Rights Reserved.
"Remember Flanders"2015Bronze 162" H x 138" L x 65" W
Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae; Gunner, Physician, Poet
This portrait marks the 100th anniversary of McCrae's writing of the poem, In Flanders Fields, in France, 1915.
Dr. McCrae's portrait design includes a medic's kit, his officer's cap and a bronze poppy for each of Canada's 23 regiments.
Unveiled in Artillery Park, Sussex Drive, Ottawa, on May 3, 2015.
A duplicate portrait installed at Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate, Guelph, on June 28, 2015.