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Tree dedicated to Canadian Soldiers killed or wounded at the Battle of Vimy Ridge - Ottawa, Ontario.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
N 45° 16.203 W 075° 42.082
18T E 444981 N 5013189
Quick Description: This tree is dedicated to and planted in remembrance of the Canadian soldiers who were killed and wounded during the Battle of Vimy Ridge which took place in northern France in 1917.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 5/15/2019 6:45:41 PM
Waymark Code: WM10JFG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 1

Long Description:
Text on the document placed on the screen protecting the tree:

This tree planted here on 7 May 2018 by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 314, is descendant from an oak that fell at the Battle of Vimy Ridge 9-12 April 1917, at which 10,598 Canadian soldiers were killed or wounded.

Lest We Forget
Location of the tree: On Strandherd and Prince of Wales Drives, not far from the entrance to Vimy Memorial Bridge and next to Claudette Cain Park, in Ottawa, Ontario.

Type of tree: Oak

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