The Mons Bugle

It was at Mons, Belgium where this – the Mons Bugle was played, to mark the end of The Great War, ceremoniously amongst our Allies at the 11thhour, on the 11thday, of the 11thmonth, 100 years ago. 

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Memory Wall
My husband's grandfather, Percy Taylor

Historians often say that Canada was born at Vimy Ridge. It was there, on the cold, sleeting morning of April 9, 1917, that four divisions of Canadian troops charged the German positions, fighting, and winning, their first major victory as a united Canadian army, forging, in the blood and the mud, a true sense of Canadian identity. - by Paula Simons

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Vimy Stories
Murdock McPherson MacKinnon

Murdock McPherson MacKinnon was born in Guysborough, Ontario on June 4, 1894. He had been a member of the 19th Alberta Dragoons for 3 years when he signed up for the Overseas Expeditionary Forces on Feb. 3,1915 in Edmonton. - Marilyne Lambert

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Vimy Stories