Projects

Exhibit

Get an immersive new look at the First World War in museums and galleries across the country.

The Vimy Foundation, with the support of the Government of Canada presents an exciting new travelling exhibit: THE GREAT WAR IN COLOUR: A new look at Canada’s First World War effort – 1914-1918.

The exhibit will feature colourized First World War photos in addition to historical information and educational resources. The exhibit will be made available to museums and galleries across the country.

Stay tuned for future venues and tour dates.

Supporters

Centennial Benches

Thank you to our generous sponsors whose contributions helped shaped the Centennial Park.

In memory of their valour and their bravery.

The people of Manitoba, Canada will never forget the many who fought and died for our freedom.

In grateful memory of the men of the 13th, 42nd and 73rd Battalions C.E.F. who valiantly fought here in 1917.

Perpetuated by: The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada

The Graham & Gayle Cooke Foundation Vancouver, Canada

In loving memory of grandfather Pte. Hugh MacDougall, 1/1st Lovat’s Scouts Yeomanry Wounded at Gallipoli, Sept., 1915. Je Suis Prest.

In memory of Helen Allen Stacey who connected thousands of needy children with adoptive parents and Col. C.P. Stacey, professor and official historian of the Canadian Army in the Second World War.

Remembered by their loving families and friends.

The Province of Alberta

remembers those Albertans who served their country in the First World War, and subsequent wars.

The Government of Ontario is proud to pay tribute to the Canadians heroes who bravely fought to preserve our values and freedoms. We are forever grateful for their service and sacrifice.

Rocky Mountain Rangers 172 Battalion Kamloops BC Canada Hon. Lt. Col. T.D.F. Newell

The gift of The Peter Cundill Foundation on behalf of F Peter Cundill 1938-2011;

a great Canadian, whose deep understanding of history afforded him a profound appreciation of the valour and the gritty determination displayed by his countrymen at Vimy.

Miner Family Canada

Asseyez-vous. Enjoy the view of freedom they would insist. John Adie RFA 1914-18.

In memory of: Donald Wilfred Machum 4th Canadian Mounted Rifles 1895 – 1966 Donald Alexander Machum 1927 – 2007

Gift of the Rossy Foundation

Karen Girling, Bruce MacLellan, Ally and Sara,

in memory of those who served.

In memory of all soldiers who served and gave their lives for our freedom. Fasken

New Brunswick Remembers

Donated by the Province of New Brunswick

10th Battalion Calgary Highlanders “The Fighting 10th”

The Vimy Oaks Legacy Corporation

John and Pattie Cleghorn and Family

Hamilton Academy of Medicine in support of Docs on Ice

In dedication to the brave men and women who fought for freedom at Vimy Ridge

On behalf of Husky Injection Molding Systems

The Government of Nova Scotia commemorates Nova Scotians who served, and continue to serve Canada.

We shall never forget their service and sacrifice.

Supporters

Centennial Trees

We would like to thank our generous donors who helped bring this memorial to life with their kind contributions.

The Kelsall Family

In honour of Corporal Samuel Lester Kelsall 58th Battalion 9th MGC 3rd Division

In memory of Capt Frank Edgar Hamblin, 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles

Matt and Erin Giffen & Family

The Galt Family.

In memory of the brave souls who fought for our freedoms. We owe you immeasurable Gratitude.

The Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada, The Royal Regiment of Canada, and the 48th Highlanders of Canada

salute their perpetuated CEF battalions – 3rd, 15th, 58th, 83rd, 92nd, 95th, 123rd, 124th, 134th, 166th, 170th, 198th, 204th and 255th. We will remember them!

A.Coburn & D.Auringer families

In memory of Thomas Wilson, 196th Battalion CEF

Ken and Dianne Griffith & Family

The Dalglish Family

Bain Family

In memory of Pvt William Arthur Wilcox, 15th Bn, lost at Festubert, France May 21, 1915

Honouring the sacrifices of University of Toronto students, alumni, faculty and staff.

The Knights and Dames of the Order of St. George Canada.

We Will Remember You.

Graham Campbell & Rachel St. John

Joseph L. Campbell and Joan Miller-Campbell

From the Capern Walimaki Family

In loving memory of our ancestors who sacrificed for us all.

Robert C. Douglas and Joanne R. Sutherland

In Honour of James R. Sutherland Sr. 44th Bn(Manitoba)

Costigan family

In memory of Major John Francis Costigan, 50th Battalion infantry. April 4th 1917 Canada.

Maureen Bianchini Purvis, Randall Purvis, Sara McNeill, Keely Yates, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Dedicated on behalf of the No Stone Left Alone Memorial Foundation, to all that rest upon this sacred Canadian land in France. We encourage all and especially, the world’s youth, to gaze upon its beauty and understand that the oak tree is a symbol of Bravery, Power, Protection and Truth. Please remember their sacrifices and the strength it took to defend us. We hope all will make a pledge, when they stand before it, to remember. May they be commemorated forever and our gratitude infinite. Peace be with you.

We remember Jack and Fred Evans, brothers from Parkland, Alberta, who died at the Somme in Nov. 1916

The Glover Family

honours Sergeant Winfred (Fred) Alexander Glover, 21st Battalion, Canadian Infantry

The Clarke Family

To honour ARLINGTON CLARKE and the many brave Canadians who fought at Vimy Ridge.

Ainslie Hogan and sons

Pembcorp Automotive Group

Ian & Christie Gray Family, Port Credit Ontario

The Cadets of the Eastern Arctic.

Thank you for your Gift of Freedom.

Le 22e Régiment, le Régiment de Maisonneuve, les Fusiliers Mont-Royal

Harold S. Hadley & Claudia J. Kennedy

For Brave Valentine, with Love The Hyatt Family

The Fraser Family

In memory of Frederick Thomas Lodge & John (Jack) Fraser

Craig, Debois, Isaacs, Mierins, Tilgner, Warner.

Remembering Those Who Sacrificed Their Lives For Ours

Mike Stollery Automotive Partnerships

In honour of Private G. R. Mowforth

Randy & Carolyn Peek & Family

La Municipalité régionale de Halifax est honorée de soutenir le maintien du legs des chênes de Vimy.

Honour – Courage – Sacrifice / Royal Canadian Navy

Shannon Family

in loving memory of of our grandfather Wilfrid J. Fagan

In memory of soldiers of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry who paid the supreme sacrifice 9-12 April 1917

Tattersall family and Heathbridge Capital Management

We will remember them. Forever grateful, the Tattersall family and Heathbridge Capital Management

Irene Topits

Amelia & Lino Saputo Jr. Foundation

The Shanahan Carriage Company

in memory of Lieutenant-Colonel John H. Chipman, MC, VD

The Kelleher Family

In memory of Dr. W.R. Harwood

The Ritz & Hunt families

in memory of Pte Harry Franklin Ritz (78th Bn)

TAO Asset Management

The Wyant Family

in memory of Lieutenant-Colonel Gordon M. Wyant, OC, CD, QHP

Barry & Elizabeth A. Peacock

In memory of Robert Charles Peacock

The Wood Family

in memory of Flight Lieutenant John Harvie Wiley

The Vickers Family

in memory of Gunner Arthur Vickers and Private Arthur Fordham

Robert Quartermain

Landscape Ontario

The Burton Family

In memory of Graham Burton

Industrial Alliance

The MFL Jaques Family

In loving memory of Lieutenant Maurice Alexander Jaques, lost Sept 3, 1916

The Men and Women of the Royal Canadian Chaplain Service / Les hommes et les femmes du Service de l’aumônerie royale canadienne

The Men and Women of Operation Guardian Force who care for and Remember our Veterans

LCol William and Carolyn Patton

In memory of LT T.J. Taylor, Cpl R. Anderson, and Pte W. Coolen

The family of Pte. Thomas Lloyd Smith – April 27, 1917, Vimy Ridge

Alan Greenberg, Darcia Rowntree and Families

Mr. & Mrs. S. Mehta, Mississauga, ON

In memory of our beloved servicemen who paid the ultimate sacrifice. Requiescat in pace.

The Croxon Family

Assurant

Donnelly Automotive Group, Ottawa

Royal Military Colleges of Canada, Class of 1973.

Truth, Duty, Valour / Vérité, Devoir, Vaillance

In memory of Bill and Joan Livingston

Robert Francis

In loving memory of our angel Barbara (Glica) Sweeney 1957 – 2019. You live in our hearts.

Flinker Family

Karen Miller and Gerald McDonnell

The Boquist Family

The Mews Family

In memory of Lieutenant Henry (Harry) George Reginald Mews

In Memory of General Sir Arthur Currie

In memory of Andrew Powell

Courage Remembered – In loving memory of G. Kingsley Ward and Adele E. Ward

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