Canadian Prime Minister’s Speech at Witley Camp

Battalion Diary – April 9, 1917

Location: Witley Camp, North Surrey

Sir Robert Borden, Premier (Prime Minister) of Canada, addressed Officers and men of the 5th Division at Y.M.C.A hut in Witley Camp.

Note: Sir Robert Borden, the Canadian Prime Minister’s address at Witley Camp announced the beginning of the Canadians attack on Vimy Ridge. It was part of his presence in England during the ramp-up and launch of the Vimy Ridge attack, which he later spoke about in the Canadian House of Commons.

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