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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

Veterans' Week Colouring Sheets

Type: Document

This educational resource contains links to printable colouring sheets commemorating Veteran's Week.

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

Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)

Type: Document

Originally established in 1917 as the Imperial War Graves Commission. Over the years the Canadian War Graves Commission has retained the original principles which are discussed on this site.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

E-postcards for Peace

Type: Document

From this resource educators and students can find and send an electronic postcard commemorating Remembrance Day, Veterans Week, and peacekeeping.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

John McCrae

Type: Document

Repertoire of resources pertaining to John McCrae, a doctor, teacher, and poet who served in both the South African War and the First World War. His famous poem "In Flanders Fields" can also be found here.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Ryes/Bazenville

Type: Document

A predominantly British cemetery, Ryes/Bazenville contains the graves of 21 Canadians of various regiments. This resource also has a link to the history of CANLOAN, an officer sharing scheme arranged between Britain and Canada.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Yokahama Commonwealth War Cemetery

Type: Document

The Yokohama British Commonwealth War Cemetery is the only British Commonwealth Cemetery in Japan. In addition to graves, it contains memorials, a shrine, and a register commemorating the fallen of Canada, Britain, Australia, New Zealand, the United States, and the Netherlands.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Memorial Chamber

Type: DocumentImage

The Memorial Chamber can be found in the Peace Tower at Canada's Parliament Hill. Within the Chamber are the six Books of Remembrance honouring those who gave their lives during times of war.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada