100 Years Past: The “Fighting” 18th Battalion Lives!

18th Battalion Facebook member, Ed Wilson, forwarded these three photographs of re-enactors dressed as 18th Battalion soldiers visiting the Vimy Ridge battlefield. Specifically, the photographs of the soldier standing in the field is located in the approximate location of the 18th Battalion’s position before the attack on their objectives at Vimy Ridge on April 9,…

Blog Resources for Vimy Ridge

Though not exhaustive there are resources related to the 18th Battalion and its experience at Vimy Ridge. War Diary of the 18th Battalion: April 1917 War Diary Summary: April 1917 April 1917 Casualties Vimy Ridge: Instructions for the Offensive The Stress of Combat: Captain Lloyd at Vimy Ridge A Letter From a Soldier Who Served…

Vimy Centennial Online Resources

With the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge the following opportunities exist to relive or commemorate this event in Canada’s history. See links for dates, time(s), and details. CBC: News Special: Vimy Ridge: 100 Years On CBC TV and perhaps their live stream. Livestream: The Battle of Vimy Ridge: 100 Years Later. Veterans…