“As Christmas time approaches…”: Memories of Christmas 1915

18th Battalion Association[i] Windsor and Detroit Branch *MEMORIES[ii]* As Christmas time approaches, do you ever think of the first Christmas Day we spend in Flanders? Two of our Companies were in the front line, the M & N trenches, while the other two companies were in reserve at Ridgewood and Veerstraat[iii] [sic] which were about … Continue reading “As Christmas time approaches…”: Memories of Christmas 1915

Somewhere in Flanders: A letter from Captain Samuel Monteith Loghrin

This letter was written in the trenches in Flanders. The 18th Battalion had been at RIDGEWOOD in Brigade Reserve up until January 15, 1916 when it relieved the 19th Canadian Battalion at VIERSTRAAT. On the 16th of January a compatriot, Lieutenant Ambery was promoted to Captain that day but Major Sale was killed by rifle … Continue reading Somewhere in Flanders: A letter from Captain Samuel Monteith Loghrin