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.
This project was made possible thanks to the generous financial, creative and communication engagement of these institutions.
Thank you to our generous sponsors whose contributions helped shaped the Centennial Park.
In loving memory of grandfather Pte. Hugh MacDougall, 1/1st Lovat’s Scouts Yeomanry Wounded at Gallipoli, Sept., 1915. Je Suis Prest.
The people of Manitoba, Canada will never forget the many who fought and died for our freedom.
remembers those Albertans who served their country in the First World War, and subsequent wars.
Perpetuated by: The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada
Asseyez-vous. Enjoy the view of freedom they would insist. John Adie RFA 1914-18.
in memory of those who served.
In Memory of Lieutenant Leslie Miller
On behalf of Husky Injection Molding Systems
We shall never forget their service and sacrifice.
Remembered by their loving families and friends.
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.
Donated by the Province of New Brunswick
We would like to thank our generous donors who helped bring this memorial to life with their kind contributions.
in memory of Lieutenant-Colonel John H. Chipman, MC, VD
honours Sergeant Winfred (Fred) Alexander Glover, 21st Battalion, Canadian Infantry
in memory of Gunner Arthur Vickers and Private Arthur Fordham
We will remember them. Forever grateful, the Tattersall family and Heathbridge Capital Management
In memory of the brave souls who fought for our freedoms. We owe you immeasurable Gratitude.
In memory of Graham Burton
in memory of Lieutenant-Colonel Gordon M. Wyant, OC, CD, QHP
“But honor the sacred mem’ry / Of those who for honor tried” Frank S. Brown, The Pats, 1915.
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.
Thank you for your Gift of Freedom.
Truth, Duty, Valour / Vérité, Devoir, Vaillance
In memory of Thomas Wilson, 196th Battalion CEF
In loving memory of Lieutenant Maurice Alexander Jaques, lost Sept 3, 1916
in memory of Pte Harry Franklin Ritz (78th Bn)
in loving memory of of our grandfather Wilfrid J. Fagan
In Memory of Lieutenant Leslie Miller
In memory of Lieutenant Henry (Harry) George Reginald Mews
In memory of Robert Charles Peacock
In memory of our beloved servicemen who paid the ultimate sacrifice. Requiescat in pace.
In honour of Corporal Samuel Lester Kelsall 58th Battalion 9th MGC 3rd Division
In memory of Pvt William Arthur Wilcox, 15th Bn, lost at Festubert, France May 21, 1915
In memory of Major John Francis Costigan, 50th Battalion infantry. April 4th 1917 Canada.
Remembering Those Who Sacrificed Their Lives For Ours
In memory of LT T.J. Taylor, Cpl R. Anderson, and Pte W. Coolen
in memory of Flight Lieutenant John Harvie Wiley
In memory of Frederick Thomas Lodge & John (Jack) Fraser
To honour ARLINGTON CLARKE and the many brave Canadians who fought at Vimy Ridge.
In honour of Private G. R. Mowforth
salute their perpetuated CEF battalions – 3rd, 15th, 58th, 83rd, 92nd, 95th, 123rd, 124th, 134th, 166th, 170th, 198th, 204th and 255th. We will remember them!
We Will Remember You.
In Honour of James R. Sutherland Sr. 44th Bn(Manitoba)
In memory of Dr. W.R. Harwood
In loving memory of our ancestors who sacrificed for us all.
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