Timeline of Canadian Battles during the Great War (World War I)   

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April 28th

Vol.9 Issue 17

F.O Jack Abraham 

Pte. Marin Alleman
CPL. James Herbert

Pte. Hazel M. Anderson

L/Cpl Peter Anker

Cpl. Melvin Aske

L/Cpl. Arthur Bakken

Pte. James Arthur Barr


May 4th

Vol.9 Issue 18

Pte. Melvin Pearly Barr 

Tpr. John Barrows
L.A.W. Phyllis (Bear) Loader

Pte Gilbert Blade

L.A.C. Harold Blize 

Pte. Patrick William

A.C.2. John Owen Brissard

L/Cpl. Charles Edward Brissard


May 11th

Vol.9 Issue 19

L.S. Arthur David Bamsey

Albert Burdon
Cpl. Cecil Barton Carr

Cpl. Walter Henry Charley 

Gnr. Bert Churchill

L/Cpl. Elizabeth M. Clarke

L.A.W. Cecilia Margaret Coady

F/Sgt. Francis Anthony Coady


May 19th

Vol.9 Issue 20

A. Maj. James Coady

Pte. Thomas James Cochrane
L.A.C. Henry Cockbain

L.A.C. Joseph Cockbain

Pte. Maurice Conner

P.O. William George Corlett

Pte. Aldena (Kalm) Crough

Pte. Philip Damiel William Crough


May 26th

Vol.9 Issue 21

Pts. Frank Cottrell

L.A.C. Chester Dahms
Cpl. Russell Dahms

A.Cpl. Virgil Herman

L.A.W. Helen Huke

L.A.C. James Frank Dolling Day

Spr. Frank Dickenson


June 2nd

Vol.9 Issue 22

Cpl. Kenneth Darlington 

Flt. Sgt. Reginald Dixon

Sgt. Arlie Douglas

Pte. George Henry Easterbrook

Cpl. Clifford Eaton

Pte. Edward Eidick

Pte. Dawn John Elder

Pte. Howard L. Elder


June 9th

Vol.9 Issue 23

Pte. John R. Elder

Gnr. Russell J. Elder

Pte. August Ertman

Pte. Jean Audrey Ferguson

W.O. James Sydney Ferguson

Pte. Robert Le Roi Ferguson

Pte. Arnold Fibick

Medic. Harry L. Fitz.


June 15th

Vol.9 Issue 24

L.A.W Ruth French

A.C.2 Howard John Fulcher

Pte. Kathleen Margaret Fulcher

Sgt. Arnold Furuness

L.A.C. Ernest Edwin Furuness 

Pte. Helmer Furuness 

L/Cpl. Eric Gibling 

Pte. George Martin Gibling 


June 30th

Vol.9 Issue 26

Pte. Joy Lee McConnell

L.A.C. Thomas Albert Gray

Pte. Alder Sanford Greenslade

Pts. David Ray Hagen

Pte. Robert William Hamilton 

F.O. William Frederick Harter

Sgt. Gordon Kenneth Higginson

Pte. Melvin John Hope


July 7th

Vol.9 Issue 27 

Cpl. Russell Hougestol

Cpl. Sydney Micajah

Pte. Clifford Jackson

L/Cpl. Douglas Jackson 

F.O. Harold Neilor Jackson

Pte. Benny Jehn

Cpl. Clarence Oscar Jevne


July 7th

Vol.9 Issue 28 

A.C.1  James Ernest Thorne Hoskins

Trp. Evan Theodore Lee Jevne

F.O. Norman Jevne

Pte. Lloyd Russell Johnson

Cpt. Rev. Morse Johnson

F.O. Walter O. Jones

L.A.C. Winston Jordan

Pte. George Kaasa


July 20th

Vol.9 Issue 29 

Lt. Sr. Gr. James H. (Jim) Karr

1st Class Pilot William Doane Karr

Pte. Tom Kelley

P.O. Gordon Kerr

Fl. Sgt. Kenneth Kerr

W.O.1 Lawrence Kerr 

L.A.C. Wilfred Ewart Kerr 

Sig. Leo Victor Kinchella 


July 28th

Vol.9 Issue 30 

Gnr. A. Alex Kovar

Cpl. Armin Kutzner

Pte. Herbert Emil Lange 

Sig. Herbert W. Lange 

Pte. (John) Craig Lawson

Sgt. Thomas Oliver Lawson

Pte. Leonard Stanley Gordon Lee 

L/Cpl. Vivian Terry (Mayke) Lee 


August 4th

Vol.9 Issue 31 

Sgt. Bradley Lewis

Capt. Herbert Lewis

Cpl. Charlie Loader

Frank Loader Sr. 

Sgt. Frank Herbert (Bert) Loader 

FL. Sgt. Walter Loader

Kenneth Lockhart

LAC Walter (Wally) Lutz


August 11th

Vol.9 Issue 32 

Lt. Sr. Gr. James H. (Jim) Karr

1st Class Pilot William Doane Karr

Pte. Tom Kelley

P.O. Gordon Kerr

Fl. Sgt. Kenneth Kerr

W.O.1 Lawrence Kerr 

L.A.C. Wilfred Ewart Kerr 

Sig. Leo Victor Kinchella 


August 18th

Vol.9 Issue 33 

Pte. John Mc Bryan

Pte. Harry Mc Callum

Cpl. Doris Mc Connell 

Fl. Sgt. Duncan Gilbert Mc Intosh W.O 2 Robert H. (Bob) McIntosh 

Capt. (Father) Mc Quaid

L/Col. Fran Meyers

Sgt. Frank Meyers


August 25th

Vol.9 Issue 34 

L.A.C. Gordon Phillip

L.A.C. Sever Clarence Moen

Sgt. John Arthur Moonen

Cpl. William Charles Moonen 

Cpl. George Eric Moore 

Howard Mullen

L.A.C. Robert Glenn

Sgt. William Riley Mullen


September 1, 2005

Vol.9 Issue 35 

W.O.2 James Henry Murdock

P.O. Bruce Mutch

L.A.W. Rita Newbold

W.O. Robert E.J. Olesen

Sgt. Mary Perlick

Pte. Ralph Perrin

Maj. Arnold Manfred

Lt. Arthur William


September 8, 2005

Vol.9 Issue 36 

L/Cpl. Clifford G (Jack) Pettigrew

P.O. Gordon Pettigrew

Sgt. Ernie Priestley

L/Bdr. Arnold F Pubantz

Pte. August Radis

Pte. Vernon Rathwell

Pte. Arnold Joseph Reading

Pte. Frank Edward (Ted) Reading


September 15, 2005

Vol.9 Issue 37

Sgt. Melvin George Reading

Cpl. Douglas Hall Reynar

Cpl. Oakley Reynar

Pte. Stanley Rigby

Pte. Charlie Robinson

Lt. Arthur Creighton

William J. Rogers

Fl. Sgt. Albert Roseberg


September 22, 2005

Vol.9 Issue 38

F.O. Adelbert (Del) Bateman Rowley

F.O. Tom Bateman Rowley

Cpl. Geoffrey Howard

Fl. Lt. Dallas W. Schmidt

Pte. John Schmuland

Charlie Schneck

Cpl. Gerald A. (Jerry) Scott 

Pte. William C.E. Scott 


September 29, 2005

Vol.9 Issue 39

P.O. Donald Sehlin

Cpl. Henry Sehlin

Pte. Thomas Sehlin

Ira Shaw

Cpl. Phillip Simpson 

Gnr. Art Smith

Sig. Clarence Smith

PSig. Harold Smith


October 6, 2005

Vol.9 Issue 30

Maj. Lloyd Smith

Albert Spilde

Sgt. Pilot Courtney L. Spooner

Sgt. Joan (Darlington) Strand

P.O. William Russell Strand Kenneth G. Swartz

Doug Thorn

Edwin Thorn


October 13, 2005

Vol.9 Issue 41

Pte. Helmuth Tiede

L.A.C. William Ralph Trathen

Pte. Henry Van Volkenburg

Cy Wagar

A.C. 2 Donald Allen Wagner

Pte. Albert Herman Warnke

Pte. August Paul Warnke

Carl William Warnke


October 20, 2005

Vol.9 Issue 42

Erwin Warnke

L/Bdr. Hartwig Berthold Warnke

Pte. Helmuth E. Warnke

Henry Warnke

Richard Warnke

William (Bill) Warnke

Sgt. Alastair Younie

L.A.C. Louie Bernard Wilk


October 27, 2005

Vol.9 Issue 43

Gnr. John Leonard (Jack) Wilkinson

Cpl. Bill Williams

James (Jim) Angus Wilson

L.A.C. Leroy Thomas (Tom) Wolf 

Pte. Ben Womacks

Sgt. Lyle Womacks

Pte. Harold Edison Wood 

F.O. Walter Edison Wood


November 3, 2005

Vol.9 Issue 44

W.O. 2 Charlie Wright

Cpl. Robert (Bob) Young

Clifford Alsberg

Leonard Dahms

Lloyd Dahms

John Duchuk

Hle Olaf Furuness

Ferdinand Ganske


November 10, 2005

Vol.9 Issue 45

Allen Gering

Heinz H. Grabia

David Graham

Joe Graham

Capt. Gordon Hougestol

O.S. Allan Jevne

Norman Johnson

Frank Larsen


November 17, 2005

Vol.9 Issue 46

George Larsen

Gordon Mellen,

Robert Boyd Meredith

Gault MacAllister

LAC Lloyd Maxwell Rupert

Pte. Clifford S. Elder

L.A.W. Ruth (Kean) French

L.S. Allan Douglas Redwood 


November 24, 2005

Vol.9 Issue 47

Pte. James Sehlin

Pte. Ross Sehlin

Horatio Solomon (Casey) Ayers

Leonard Burdon

Pte. Jesse Clark

Pte. Ernest Dahms

Cpl. James Butcher Day 

Charles Dowdell


December 1, 2005

Vol.9 Issue 48

Pte. Fred Elmo Easterbrook

Pte. Howard Alvin Fulcher

Mary Isobel (McVeigh) Fulcher 

Lt. Ernest (Cap) Richard Hoskins

Sgt. Torstein Reiarson Jevne

Herman Kern

Albert King

Melvin Lee


December 8, 2005

Vol.9 Issue 49

OS George McAuley

LS Harold McAuley

Sgt. Joseph James McAuley 

Daniel McDonough

Pte. Patrick McManus

Pte. Henry Moonen

Pte. Howard Morris

Pat Mullen


December 15, 2005

Vol.9 Issue 50

Pte. John Ray Nicoll

Maxim (Mike) Orlick

Gene Pinyon

Pte. George Joseph Reading

L./Cpl. Albert Delacey Rupert

Spr. Lloyd Maxwell Rupert

Pte. Richard Gavin Scott

Pte. Victor Allen Keith Scott


December 22, 2005

Vol.9 Issue 51

Pte. William Stanley Scott 

Edward Spooner

Pte. Charles (Carl) Justus Strand

William Tollefson

Jake Van Alstyne

Ross Van Alstyne

William Arrod (Bill) Van Alstyne

George Vorman


January 5, 2006

Vol.10 Issue 01

James Ogston Scott

L./Cpl. Gary Lee Goin

Eugene Dennis Dzuiba

M Cpl. Myron Christopher Furuness

Cpl. Ronald John Furuness

Lawrence Goodrich

Col. Gordon Hougestol

M. Cpl. Donald MacDonald

Cpl. Theodore Orlick 

Cpt. (R.D.) Donald Trathen

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  • July 29 ~ Britain warns Canada of deteriorating situation in Europe.
  • Aug 02 ~ Canada offers Britain troops for overseas service.
  • Aug 05 ~ Britain declares war. Canada is automatically at war.
  • Aug 06 ~ Britain accepts Canada's offer of troops.
  • Aug 19 ~ The first volunteers begin to arrive at Valcartier camp.
  • Sept 04 ~ Aproximately 32,000 men have assembled at Valcartier.
  • Oct 03 ~ 1st contingent Canadian Expeditionary Force sails for England.
  • Oct 14 ~ 1st contingent C.E.F. arrives in England.
  • Dec 21 ~ Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry arrives in France. The first Canadian unit committed to battle in the Great War.


  • Feb 07 ~ 1st Canadian Division begins moving to France.
  • Mar 03 ~ 1st Canadian Division is made responsible for 6000m of front near Fleurbaix.
  • April 01 ~ 1st Canadian Division is moved north to the Ypres Salient.
  • Apr 22 ~ Battle of Ypres. First use of poison gas against French.
  • Apr 24 ~ Battle of St.Julien. First use of poison gas against Canadian troops.
  • May 05 ~ Lt-Col John McCrae of the Canadian Expeditionary Force composed the well-known poem In Flanders Fields.
  • May 18 ~ Battle of Festubert.
  • May 25 ~ Second Canadian Division formed in Canada.
  • June 15 ~ Battle of Givenchy.
  • Sept 19 ~ Newfoundland Regiment lands at Suvla Bay in Gallipoli.
  • Nov 16 ~ Canadian's launched their first trench raid at Riviere Douve.
  • Dec 20 ~ Newfoundland Regiment evacuated from Suvla Bay
  • Dec 25 ~ 3rd Canadian Division formed.


  • Apr 06 ~ The Battle of St.Eloi Craters.
  • Jun 02 ~ Battle of Mount Sorrel. Major General Mercer killed.
  • Sept 15 ~ Battle of Courcelette. First use of the tank and the rolling barrage.
  • Sept 26 ~ Battle of Thiepval Ridge.
  • Nov ~ Sir Samuel Hughes Minister of Militia and Defense is sacked by Prime Minister Borden.


  • Apr 09 ~ The Battle of Vimy Ridge.
  • June 11 ~ Prime Minister Sir Robert Borden introduced a Military Service Bill.
  • Aug 15 ~ Battle for Hill 70. First use of mustard gas against Canadians.
  • Oct 26 ~ The Battle of Passchendaele
  • Aug 29 ~ Conscription became law in Canada.
  • Nov ~ Prime Minister Borden's Unionists win a majority in the federal election.
  • Nov 20 ~ The Battle of Cambrai.
  • Dec 06 ~ The Halifax Explosion. French munitions vessel Mont Blanc explodes in Halifax Harbour killing almost 1600 people.


  • Jan ~ Conscription now in force.
  • March 21 ~ German Offensive begins.
  • March 30 ~ Canadian Cavalry attack at Moreuil Wood.
  • Aug 08 ~ The Battle of Amiens. The beginning of what is known as Canada's Hundred Days.
  • Aug 26 ~ The Battle of the Scarpe.
  • Sept 02 ~ The Battle of the Drocourt-Queant Line.
  • Sept 27 ~ The Battle of the Canal Du Nord and Cambrai.
  • Nov 02 ~ The Canadian Corps capture the town of Valenciennes in its last major battle of the war.
  • Nov 10 ~ The Canadian Corps Reached the outskirts of Mons.
  • Nov 11 ~ At 10:58am Private George Price of the 28th Battalion is killed by a sniper. Two minutes later at 11:00am the armistice came into effect. The war was over.

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