Friday, November 11, 2011

In Remembrance

The last Canadian casualty of the First World War was Private George Lawrence Price of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan- the 25-year-old farm labourer was shot in the right chest by a German sniper near the Belgian city of Mons at 10:58am. This was a mere two minutes before the Armistice came into effect at 11:00am on November 11, 1918.

Price was the last of 60 000 Canadians who paid the ultimate price in the service of our nation during World War I.

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