Canada’s FWW Battles

From 2014 to 2018, we commemorate the centennial anniversaries of the First World War. The Vimy Foundation is actively working to ensure that these major battles of the First World War involving Canadians are recalled and our losses commemorated.

Read more about some of the lesser-known battles of Canadians:

May 1915 – Festubert and Givenchy

June 1916 – Battle of Mount Sorrel

1 July 1916 – Beaumont Hamel

15-22 September 1916 – Courcelette

26 September 1916 – Thiepval Ridge

1 October – 11 November 1916 – Regina Trench

9-12 April 1917 – Battle of Vimy Ridge

14 April 1917 – Monchy-Le-Preux

28-29 April 1917 – Arleux-en-Gohelle

3-8 May 1917 – Battle of Fresnoy

15-18 August 1917 – Battle of Hill 70

16-18 August 1917 –  Battle of Langemarck

21-25 August 1917 – Attack on Lens

9 October 1917 – Battle of Poelcappelle

26 October – 10 November 1917 – Battle of Passchendaele

20 November – 6 December 1917 – Battle of Cambrai

6 December 1917 – The Halifax Explosion – A Centennial Event

We will remember them.

 

Help us continue our work to highlight Canada’s lesser-known First World War battles, and commemorate these important centennial anniversaries. Please consider making a donation today.