Dispatches from the Front – The British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught’s Own) Battlefield Tour 2015

The British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught’s Own) will conduct a battlefield tour April 18th to May 2, 2015. The tour will be planned to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the Battle of St. Julien and will include most of the major battlefields on which the Regiment fought in two world wars.

The tour will also include ceremonial and commemorative events and is proudly partially funded by the Royal Canadian Legion Foundation.

The following blog posts provide an overview of the tour.

Dispatches from the Front – Entry #7+

The sun was shining bright and everyone got on the bus with a smile on their face. The first stop...

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Dispatches from the Front – Entry #6+

After seeing six of eight Canadian World War I memorials, the 26th marked our last day of the First World...

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Dispatches from the Front – Entry #5+

This day started early, and brought our first sight of rain during the tour. The group embarked on another journey...

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Dispatches from the Front – Entry #4+

As we checkout from the Pax hotel in Diksmuide there was a feeling of leaving home. The people of Diksmuide,...

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Dispatches from the Front – Entry #3+

Yesterday April 22, 2015 was the commemoration for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Saint Julien. We loaded the...

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Dispatches from the Front – Entry #2+

After the group’s visit to the Canada Museum we travelled to the nearby Adegem Canadian War Cemetery where 1,150 soldiers...

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