Vimy Ridge Combat Boots on Display!

26-Jul-2019 Plan a visit to the Watt Farmhouse from August 6 - 9, 2019! We will have a pair of combat boots on display from Veterans Canada which were part of the 100th anniversary ceremony at Vimy Ridge!

 

Combat boots provided a powerful symbol of remembrance during the ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France on April 9, 2017. Thousands of modern day combat boots surrounded the Vimy monument on April 9, 2017, in memory of the almost 3,600 Canadian soldiers who lost their lives during the battle. Students from Canada and France took part in laying four rows of boots, representing the four divisions of the Canadian Corps that fought for the first time as one formation at Vimy a century ago.

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