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This site is a tribute to my Great Uncle Ernest Borrow, who emigrated to Canada in 1911 only to return to Europe in 1916 to take part in the Great War

He fell on the 9th April 1917 at the battle of Vimy Ridge – a battle which was won by the Canadian Forces and celebrated as one of the victories by the allies on the Western Front.  –  Norrette Moore

Ernest Borrow

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This site includes transcriptions of the war diaries held held at the Canadian archives here
Each transcription follows  a link to the relevant war diary scan so that it may be checked for veracity.

CEF WAR DIARIES 1914 -1919
Prepared by Norrette Moore
Jan – Apr 1917 Proof-read by Michael Thierens

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