Monday, 6 November 2017

Remember Canadian War Dead: 6 November

The Canadian Virtual War Memorial records the deaths of 948 members of the Canadian Forces on 6 November.

713 died in 1917; their names are here;

708 died in Belgium during the final stages of the Third Battle of Ypres (Second Battle of Passchendaele);
647 were serving with the Infantry;
491 with no known grave are commemorated at the Menin Gate at Ypres;
81 were serving with the 31st Battalion, the most of any unit.

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