Vimy Ridge, April 9, 1917 – Easter Monday

My grandfather, Beverley Scott, was part of the McGill Battery, Siege Artillery in the latter half of the Great War. He was at Vimy Ridge, and these are two pages from his diary. Click on the pictures to bring up a readable, full-size image.

The #7 (McGill) Siege Battery, in the Artillery of the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) was formed April 25, 1916 16 from graduates and undergraduates of McGill University; Bev Scott was one of the latter.

Scan 1Scan 2 Scan 3I visited Vimy Ridge in 1982. It was a very peaceful place, with a glorious monument. What struck me the most was how close the trenches were to each other.


About Bruce Bryant-Scott

Baptised 1962. Anglican priest. Fly-paper brain. Husband & Father. Refugees welcome! I remember when Facebook was on paper.
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