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Thelus Canadian Monument, near Arras

1919, Photograph
Thelus Canadian Monument, near Arras
Thelus Canadian Monument, near Arras
Thelus Canadian Monument, near Arras
Category
Museums & Galleries Item
Item no
23229
Title
Thelus Canadian Monument for those who fell in the operations in and around Vimy, France.
Description
Photograph of an early memorial built by troops fighting around the village of Thelus during the Battle of Vimy Ridge, April 1917. The memorial is a crudely built pyramid of stones with a concrete cross at the top. A plaque set in the centre bears the dedication. Around the monument are 8 artillery shells used to support a chain around the base of the monument.
Date
1919
Type
Location
Museum of Edinburgh
Accession number
HH3697/12/72