Saturday, 4 November 2017

Remember Canadian War Dead: 4 November

The Canadian Virtual War Memorial records the deaths of 281 members of the Canadian Forces on 4 November. Their names can be found here.

62 died in 1917;
44 died in Belgium during the final stages of the Third Battle of Ypres (Second Battle of Passchendaele);
28 were serving with the Infantry;
10 with no known grave are commemorated at the Menin Gate at Ypres;
7 were serving with the 19th Battalion, anotherb7 with the 21st, the most of any unit.

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