74 Tag Results for Vimy

Glenn Coapland

He was killed in action on April 9, 1917, during the attack at Vimy Ridge.

John McGregor

During the final advance at Vimy, McGregor was shot and evacuated April 11 to a clearing station, where he would succumb to his injuries the next day.

William Fraser

At Passchendaele, the realities of trench warfare and constant artillery bombardments made road infrastructure for stretcher-bearers non-existent.

George Finlay Munro

When the call to arms sounded, two brothers from Edinburgh, Scotland answered the challenge.

Samuel Scott

Sadly, Scott was killed in action on September 5, 1916. His body was never recovered, and his name is etched into the Vimy Monument in France.

Frederick “Fred” Ambo

He fought at Vimy Ridge, where he was hit with shrapnel on April 12, 1917 and died of his wounds on April 30 at age 27.

Sir Arthur William Currie

“Currie used … organization and covering support of all kinds to the maximum in order to ensure the lowering of the cost of lives.”

Ellis Wellwood Sifton

Sifton’s experiences in the trenches mirrored those of thousands of other young Canadians.

Samuel Lewis Honey

After repulsing four counter-attacks he went out alone after dark, located a German post, and took a party to capture it.

James Alonza Wood

He received the Military Cross for leading men through the Battle of Vimy Ridge without losing a man.

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