Canadian Vickers machine-gun crews prepare to sweep the front at Vimy Ridge, April 1917 PHOTO: LEGION MAGAZINE ARCHIVES

WWI, April A Vickers machine-gun crew prepares to sweep the Front at Vimy Ridge.

World War 1 - Vimy Ridge National Archives of Canada

Ninety-eight years later, historian finds ‘missing’ soldiers from the Battle of Vimy Ridge

World War 1 Vimy Ridge George Metcalf Archival Collection, Canadian War Museum

Ninety-eight years later, historian finds ‘missing’ soldiers from the Battle of Vimy Ridge

The battlefield as viewed from Vimy Ridge. Canada. Dept. of National Defence - W.W.I./Library and Archives Canada/PA-001809 - Shot of the battlefield from the top of Vimy Ridge taken in May of 1917

The battlefield as viewed from Vimy Ridge. of National Defence - W./Library and Archives - Shot of the battlefield from the top of Vimy Ridge taken in May of 1917

Canadians on Vimy Ridge by Unknown Artist

Canadians consolidating their positions on Vimy Ridge. of National Defence / Library and Archives Canada

Canadian machine gunners take over shell holes at Vimy Ridge, France in April 1917.

Historian searches for lost soldiers of Vimy Ridge

Canadian machine gunners take over shell holes at Vimy Ridge, France in April

Canadians searching captured German trenches for hiding Germans at Vimy Ridge, during the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

Canadians Searching Captured German Trenches, Battle of Vimy Ridge by Unknown Artist

Beyond Vimy, the Douai Plain - This photograph, taken after the capture of Vimy Ridge, looks east over the Douai Plain. The vantage point occupied by the soldiers in the foreground demonstrates the strategic importance of Vimy Ridge.

View over the crest of Vimy Ridge showing the village of Vimy , which was captured by Canadian troops , May

Memorial to men of the 2nd Canadian Division who were killed at Vimy Ridge.

Memorial to men of the Canadian Division who were killed at Vimy Ridge

A Canadian Gun-pit, The Battle of Vimy Ridge as depicted by Percy Wyndham Lewis in 1918.

A Canadian Gun-pit, The Battle of Vimy Ridge as depicted by Percy Wyndham Lewis in

Canadian shells falling on the barbed wire protecting the German lines prior to the Canadian advance there of 9–12 April 1917 during the Battle of Vimy Ridge. [AWM H07021]

Canadian shells falling on the barbed wire protecting the German lines prior to the Canadian advance there of April 1917 during the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

Ninety-eight years later, historian finds ‘missing’ soldiers from the Battle of Vimy Ridge

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