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Remembrance timeline

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1917-08-18 First World War For his actions on this day, Major Okill Learmonth will be awarded the Victoria Cross.

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1917-08-21 First World War For his actions on this day, Sergeant-Major Robert Hanna will be awarded the Victoria Cross.

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1917-08-22 First World War For his actions on this day, Sergeant Filip Konowal will be awarded the Victoria Cross.

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1917-08-25 First World War The Canadians capture Aloof Trench, France from the Germans. Canadians suffer 6,000 casualties while the Germans report 20,000 losses as the war of attrition continues along the Western Front.

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1917-08-29 First World War Conscription becomes law in Canada and creates a major crisis that divides the country.

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1917-10-01 First World War For his actions on this day, Lieutenant Philip Eric Bent will be awarded the Victoria Cross.

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1917-10-26 First World War The Canadian Corps begins a series of attacks in preparation for the capture of Passchendaele, Belgium. Under heavy fire the troops inch their way from shell-crater to shell-crater through the muddy battlefield. There are 585 killed and 965 wounded.

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1917-10-26 First World War For his actions on this day, Private Thomas William Holmes will be awarded the Victoria Cross.

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1917-10-26 First World War For his actions on this day, Captain Christopher O'Kelly will be awarded the Victoria Cross.

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1917-10-26 First World War For his actions on this day, Lieutenant Robert Shankland will be awarded the Victoria Cross.

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