74 Tag Results for Vimy

Ernest Ellis Stoddard

Ernest had been hit by a shell in the head and neck and then buried under falling mud and debris.

Ernie Barrett

At Vimy Ridge, Ernie Barrett suffered many wounds from an shell explosion, which buried him in debris for eight hours.

Francis (Frank) Cuthbert Malcolm Cumming

A father of five, Francis Cuthbert Malcolm Cumming realized he wouldn’t make money from his crop, now demolished from a storm. So, he enlisted.

Leslie Hale

“Money is so scarce here, as I only get twenty cents per day. The rest of our money is kept for us until we get back.”

Lomax Family

All three brothers were lost to the war.

Jon Einarsson

Jon Einarsson’s body was never recovered. His name, with thousands of others, is inscribed on the Menin Gate Memorial in Ypres, Belgium.

Matthew Humphrey Archer

Archer earned the Military Medal for continuing to operate his Lewis Gun after the rest of his crew was either injured or killed at Vimy Ridge.

Warner James Halstead

When he arrived home, his wife was dying from the Spanish Influenza. He nursed her, but she died which left him with seven children to care for.

Austin Cook

The 2 Belgians heard there was a Canadian veteran aboard, and they wanted to personally thank him for helping save their country from the Germans.

Guy Dunmall

Guy worked as a photo engraver at The Telegram and even at war he pursued his passion for photography.

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