Thursday, 9 November 2017

Remember Canadian War Dead: 9 November

The Canadian Virtual War Memorial records the deaths of 343 members of the Canadian Forces on 9 November.

141 died in 1917; their names are here;

127 died in Belgium during the final stages of the Third Battle of Ypres (Second Battle of Passchendaele);
89 were serving with the Infantry;
47 with no known grave are commemorated at the Menin Gate at Ypres;
20 were serving with the 21st Battalion, 19 with the 22nd, the most of any unit.

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