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Passchendaele (October 26 — November 10, 1917)

Hard lessons are learned amid the mud and blood in Belgium.

Sydney Earle Smith

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

John McCrae

The poem for which McCrae is chiefly remembered, “In Flanders fields,” was written while he was waiting for the wounded to arrive at his dugout.

Roy Craig

Roy was responsible for driving wagons of ammo to the front, and injured and dead soldiers to the rear.

Angus Sutherland

"In the presence of shellfire I could make no progress but would fall to the ground screaming like a baby, and start shaking like a leaf."

Stephen Sullivan

As he recovered, he began dating a local woman, Mame Hawkins. Little did he know, it was the Mame's sister, Lillian, who was his true soul-mate.

John Harding

Harding was a British sailor who in September 1916 abandoned the British Navy to join the Canadian Army.

Archibald John Harrison

“If anyone had an excuse to remain at home he had.”

Elias Howard Cross

Elias’s Howard Cross’s parents were especially distraught at his death, for they had earlier lost their eldest son, Thomas, a year earlier.

Ernest Henry Aldwinckle

“About four years [after my father died], I was still known as a war orphan.”

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