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Fields of remembrance

The Great War is never far away in a region where thousands of Canadians sacrificed and are buried. Photo essay by Phil Koch.

Archie Jenks

A dentistry student at McGill University, Jenks enlisted on February 18, 1915, at the age of 25.

Fitzsimonds Brothers

Stephen Fitzsimmons was the fourth of five children, but was the first to join the army.

Harold Austin Boettger

Boettger was given the rank of “Honorary Second Lieutenant.”

Harold Edwards

“...I am a prisoner at Karlsruhe. I was shot down after lengthy engagement with several enemy machines..."

John William Grant

John’s plane was once sabotaged while he was transporting a Russian high-ranking officer to another location.

Ralph Sausmarez Carey

“I didn't expect then that I would ever get back alive to my family so I wanted them to have a picture to remember me by.”

Roy Everton Goodfellow

Though Goodfellow was Presbyterian, he joined the Catholic service because it was at 9 am — two hours earlier than the Presbyterian service.

Wallace Jamieson

One of Jamieson's prized Great War keepsakes was a souvenir 77mm German shell, engraved and embellished with copper and silver.

Sydney Earle Smith

A native of Port Hood Island Nova Scotia, Smith served in the No. 9 Siege Battery, fighting at Vimy Ridge, Passchendaele.

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