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Student Questions

  1. On what hill does the memorial stand?

  2. What is the name of the artist who designed the memorial?

  3. When was the Canadian National Vimy Memorial unveiled by King Edward VIII?

  4. How many names are engraved on the Canadian National Vimy Memorial and what do they have in common?

  5. On what date and holiday did the Battle of Vimy Ridge begin?

  6. How many French, English and Moroccan soldiers died in previous attacks on Vimy Ridge?

  7. How many Canadians died in the Battle of Vimy Ridge?

  8. How many Canadians died in the First World War?

  9. What is trench foot?

  10. How many sculpted figures can be found on the memorial?

  11. What are the names of the eight statues that make up the 'chorus' on the memorial?

  12. Name three things engraved on top of the memorial’s tomb.

  13. What is the figure holding in the "Justice" sculpture at the top of the memorial?

  14. Use the 'In Memoriam' search function to find a fallen soldier whose name is engraved on the memorial (maybe somebody with the same last name as yours). Where was he from? How old was he when he died?

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