#100DaysofVimy – April 6th, 2017

Each Thursday, we run a social media contest! Share with us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram and you can win a Vimy Prize Pack each week! Contest for Thursday, April 6th 2017:

Beaverbrook Vimy Prize recipient Joshua Gatcke at the grave of Lieut. H.M. Wilson, an alumnus of Joshua’s school, Ridley College. Joshua shared Wilson’s story with his peers and left behind a photo and tie from their alma mater.
Credit: The Vimy Foundation, 2014.

On April 9th, for our final post in the 100 Days of Vimy series, we will be discussing Walter Allward’s vision for the Vimy Memorial. Today, we’re asking you to share who, or what, you commemorate, when you visit a war memorial or attend a remembrance service.

2016 BVP students at the St. Julien Memorial in Belgium. They joined hands, facing outwards, to symbolize that together, they would defend and further Remembrance.
Credit: The Vimy Foundation, 2016.

Guidelines:

Comment on our Facebook post, Instagram post, or tweet at us by 11:59pm PT on Thursday, April 6th. Only one submission permitted per account per platform (i.e. if you have an account on both Facebook and Twitter you can enter twice; you cannot submit two entries through Facebook). One winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entries received during the time period on all platforms. The winner will be contacted on Friday April 7th, 2017! These contests are not sponsored by Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.