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The 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele

The Battle of Passchendaele

The 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele


This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of

Passchendaele. To mark this anniversary, our Government will

be leading a delegation overseas in Belgium. They will

participate in ceremonies of remembrance for the brave Canadian

and Allied soldiers who fought there a century ago. Je vous

encourage à prendre le temps de réfléchir aux sacrifices

consentis par nos soldats au cours de la bataille de

Passchendaele.(English: I encourage you all to take the time to

reflect upon the sacrifices made by our soldiers during the

Battle of Passchendaele.)During this coming Veterans Week, we

reflect on the actions of Canadians who served – and continue to

serve – in the causes of peace and freedom.The sacrifice and

courage shown in the fall of 1917 by the Canadian Corps will

never be forgotten. Lest we forget.


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Veterans Affairs Canada
November 9, 2017

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