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The Story of the 102nd Canadian Infantry Battalion
From BC to Baisieux by Sgt Leonard McLeod Gould HQ 102nd Canadians WW1

   WW1 seems long ago, but believe it or not many people are actively engaged in searching out what happened so many years later.

We`ll be regularly updating this area with stories and puzzles sent in from far and near. Perhaps you can assist!

29 Dec 2011 - added the story of Lt Graham Lyall of the 102nd who won the VC at Bourlon Wood - thanks to Bill Smy in Port Erie, Ontario

29 Dec 2011 - Added the official program of the last Parade of the 102nd after they came back to Vancouver - see Chapter 13 - thanks to Ron Tamblyn in Vancouver BC Canada

29 Dec 2011 - created the Cpl Alfred Heaven page under Personalities on the top menue bar - thanks to the work of Phil Morris in Shropshire UK

10 Sep 2016 - a long over due update

14 July 2017 - another update - preparing for a few new pages


Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Chapter 9 

Chapter 10 Chapter 11 Chapter 12 Chapter 13 Images The Author The VC 29th Battalion Links


"SOMME, 1916", "Ancre Heights", "Ancre, 1916", "ARRAS, 1917, 18", "VIMY, 1917", "Hill 70", ", 1917", "PASSCHENDAELE", "AMIENS", "Scarpe, 1918", "Drocourt-Queant", "HINDENBURG LINE", "CANAL du NORD", "VALENCIENNES", "France and Flanders, 1916-18".

Be sure and visit the 102nd Battalion`s Sister Unit - the 54th Kootenay Battalion

Visit the 21st Battalion from Eastern Ontario

In Memory of LEONARD MUNROE, Lance Corporal, 634116, 21st Bn., Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regt.), who died on, Saturday, 3rd November 1917. Age 22. Son of Peter Munroe and his wife Ellen McDermid, of Maxville, Ontario, resting at PASSCHENDAELE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Grave Reference, IX. E. 11., all Canada in Khaki  pictures courtesy of Leonard Munroe' s descendant Maj Don MacLean, Canadian Armed Forces.