the Christchurch Cenotaph has now being protected against taggers. made of Portland stone cruciform pillar with cross at top on base with six bronze figures. It is a memorial to those who died in the First and Second World War. Stone is inscripted on several faces.
'Youth. Justice. Peace. Sacrifice. Valour.
In grateful remembrance of the sons and daughters of Canterbury who fell in the great war 1914-1918.
Give peace in our time O Lord. 1939-1945.'