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Vimy Revisited

A WWI re-enactor, great-nephew of a soldier, reflects on the battle’s meaning for his generation and the consequences of the war to end all wars.

The Battle of Vimy Ridge (April 9 – April 12, 1917)

For the first time, all four Canadian divisions attack together, with tremendous results.

Sydney Earle Smith

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

George Brockie Bannerman

As a stretcher-bearer, he certainly witnessed much human suffering. But it was the animals' pain that haunted him for years after the war.

Roy Craig

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

Henry Roy Halladay

Henry Roy Halladay served in the 44th Battalion. He was killed in action on April 10, 1917, during the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

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."

Robert Mills

Mills was among the first test subjects of experimental research—called heliotherapy—intended to remedy his ailment that was considered incurable.

John Harding

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

Charles Herman Rogers

Herman rode out into no man’s land to find a relative under his command and a sniper’s bullet grazed his temple leaving a visible scar.

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