Category Archives: Canadians in Belgium

Finding Old Battle Fields

Remembering Lt Albert Service and his men of the 52nd Battalion CEF killed in action near Hill 60, near Ypres Belgium in 1916. I attended the Canadian Literature of World War One Conference University of Ottawa on 31 July and 1 August. The … Continue reading

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Where did the CEF Actions take place

This is a work in progress – we hope to get time to map it all out this year. In the meantime here is the official list of Canadian Battles from General Order 7, 1928. Enjoy your visit!! <br /><br … Continue reading

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Tracing Canadian Locations in France and Belgium

This link has maps for the Canadian Base in Etaples and Hospital Facilities in other areas of France and Belgium Through These Lines is a great site written from an Australian Perspective. Look under places at the upper right for … Continue reading

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Major Cyril Burton North, A Canadian Engineer at Ypres

A lady wrote in about her WW1 Royal Engineer Major father who commanded the 1st Canadian Tunneling Company near Ypres Belgium from 29 May 1916 to 18 Sep 1917 Cyril Burton North was a Canadian mining engineer from Nova Scotia who enlisted … Continue reading

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