#Vimy101 – #DYK

#Vimy101 – #DidYouKnow the Canadian Corps had approximately 170,000 men, all ranks, for the attack on Vimy Ridge? Of these, 97,184 were Canadians. The remainder were British infantry, artillery, engineer and labour units attached to the Corps for the attack  (Nicholson, Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1919, p. 252).

“14th Battalion who fought on Hill 70 on way to rest camp. October, 1917.”
Credit: Canada. Dept. of National Defence/ Library and Archives Canada/PA-001964.