Canadian National Memorial. WW1. Vimy. FR
Canadian National Memorial. WW1. Vimy. FR

The Vimy Memorial overlooks the Douai Plain from the summit of Vimy Ridge. Located north of Arras in France, the Memorial is Canada’s National Memorial to all Canadians who served their country in battle during the First World War, and particularly to the 54,000 who gave their lives in France and Belgium.

It also bears the names of 11,000 Canadian servicemen who died in France, many of them in the battle for Vimy Ridge, who have no known grave.

Canadian National Memorial. WW1. Vimy. FR

The Vimy Memorial overlooks the Douai Plain from the summit of Vimy Ridge. Located north of Arras in France, the Memorial is Canada’s National Memorial to all Canadians who served their country in battle during the First World War, and particularly to the 54,000 who gave their lives in France and Belgium.

It also bears the names of 11,000 Canadian servicemen who died in France, many of them in the battle for Vimy Ridge, who have no known grave.