Month: April 2014

99 Years ago today: the Second Battle of Ypres

Today I commemorate my great-grandfather Lance-Corporal Herbert Clifford, 14th Battalion (Royal Montreal Regiment), who in the early evening of April 22, 1915 was shot and captured while on patrol near the G.H.Q. line. Herbert would spend the remainder of the war enduring the hardships of a First World War POW camp. The […]