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Ships Lost in the Battle of the Gulf of St. Lawrence

Type: Document

A list of ships lost in the Battle of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Listed beside each ship is the number of lives lost (where known), the date the vessel sunk, and the U-boat that was responsible.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Commemoration - Battle of the Gulf of St. Lawrence

Type: Document

Many of those whose lives were claimed by the Battle of the Gulf of St. Lawrence have no known grave. Their lives, and their sacrifices, are commemorated on Commonwealth War Graves Commission memorials on both sides of the Atlantic. This website gives account of these memorials and awards.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Nursing Sisters' Memorial

Type: Document

The Nursing Sisters' Memorial is located in the Hall of Honour in the centre block on Parliament Hill. The sculptor was Mr. G.W. Hill, R.C.A., of Montréal. The completed panel was mounted in the Hall of Honour during the summer of 1926. In the Programme given at the presentation on Parliament Hill, the artist interprets the sculptured panel.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

The War of Attrition - On The Western Front - Canada and the First World War

Type: Document

As early as 1915 the war ground virtually to a stalemate. Despite repeated Allied offensives to break through enemy lines, it was now becoming a costly war of attrition.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

War Years - Esther Lundy - My Grandmother's Wartime Diary - Canada and the Second World War

Type: Document

While life on the homefront during wartime could be difficult there were also happier moments of goodwill and friendship.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Canadian Veterans Interviews - Canada in the First World War

Type: Document

This table of contents leads to resources developed to pay tribute to all the Canadian veterans who fought in the First World War. Interviews with veterans allow one to read and listen to stories from the First World War.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Frances Carroll - My Grandmother's Wartime Diary - Canada and the Second World War

Type: Document

This account illustrates the wartime tradition of "sending off the troops," as experienced on many occasions by this community in New Brunswick.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Looking Back - Native Soldiers

Type: Document

Several short and moving accounts of Native Canadian war experiences are found on this web page.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

From a Stretcher Handle: The World War I Poems of Pte. Frank Walker

Type: Document

Two poems composed by Pte. Frank Walker, a stretcher bearer serving with the Canadian Field Ambulance in Belgium.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Tomb of the Unknown Warrior

Type: Document

The tomb is a symbol of the gallantry and sacrifice of all the Commonwealth war dead. Whether the remains are those of a sailor, a soldier, or an airman and whether he fought in the forces of Great Britain, or one of the Dominions, or of a British Colony, nobody knows. How he came to be interred with Kings at Westminster Abbey is the subject of this site.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada