|Remembering the Battle of Vimy Ridge|
|11-Apr-2012 15:30 PST||Back | Print Article|
|Several members of the DRPS were in France April 9th with hundreds of local school children for the 95th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.|
It was on Easter Monday, April 9, 1917, that the four divisions of the Canadian Corps, fighting side-by-side for the first time, captured Vimy Ridge. By the fourth day, April 12, Canadians controlled the entire ridge. The victory at Vimy was not without a price. There were more than 10,600 casualties. Of those, approximately 3,600 gave their lives.
Several DRPS officers, off-duty and on their own time, are at the memorial service to pay their respects.
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