Located next to the Government House in central Nassau, the Cenotaph honors those Bahamians who served the British Empire, the Commonwealth and their nation in two world wars and beyond. This simple but elegant memorial is located in a beautiful garden and is well worth the time to consider those who served the fight for freedom.
The Cenotaph is dedicated to those Bahamians who followed the call for King and Country during the Great War (World War I) and the Second World War. Also honored are those four Royal Bahamian Defense Force Marines who were killed when the HMBS Flamingo was sunk in 1980 by an attack by Cuban jets in Bahamian home waters.
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