74 Tag Results for Vimy

William James Martin

While repairing telephone wires during a bombardment at Lievin, he was instantly killed by a piece of an enemy high explosive shell.

William Mitchell

“To Mrs. E. Mitchell … Deeply regret inform you 406357 Pte. William Mitchell, infantry, officially reported killed in action April 12th, 1917.”

George Leslie Scherer

He was awarded the Military Medal for staying in the fight after he was told to go back to the dressing station after being wounded in the hand.

Robert Frederic Hawke

He was ordered to go on duty, and told the Lieutenant that he had already “done my time,” and rolled over in his bivvy and went back to sleep.

William Norman Johnston Campbell

“He would have been her pride and joy and cannot have been too happy to say goodbye to her only child.”

Charles Sedore

He served as a private in the 19th Battalion and saw the front line action at Passchendaele, Ypres and Vimy Ridge.

Fred Rubidge

As Silent Night played, he told his family that Canadian and German troops sang that song from across their trenches one Christmas Eve at war.

Macfie Brothers

Roy, Arthur, and John Macfie

Robert Lester Harper

Robert volunteered with a couple of pals in Edmonton on January 1, 1916, this despite being a married with a young child at home.

Viking Battalion

It was unusual for the Icelandic soldiers to be commissioned — only 3 percent of those who enlisted were named officers.

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