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Sanctuary Wood 102 years ago

Today marks the 102nd Anniversary of the Battle of Sanctuary Wood. In this battle, the Canadian Military made history. This was the first time ever that a Canadian Military unit engaged in an offensive action. Their efforts were victorious.

Sanctuary Wood
Sanctuary Wood

Today also marks the death in battle of Pte. Farquhar McLennan, 58th Battalion, CEF.

At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we will remember.