1915-16 Battle of Frezenberg 8-13 May 1915

1915-16 Battle of Frezenberg
8-13 May 1915

Canadians once again showing how bad ass they are.

1915 (Published 07/01/2022)

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Internet Sources:

NEWSPAPERS (all newspapers retrieved from https://newspapers.com)

  • (1915, May 13) “German Beaten Off in Two Days’ Battle.” Vancouver Daily World (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada), pp.7.  
  • (1915, July 13) “The North Countrymen”. The Times (London, Greater London, England), pp. 22. 
  • (1915, May 13) “Eyewitness Tells of Fierce Assault on British Lines” The Tennessean (Nashville, Tennessee, USA), pp. 9. 
  • (1915, May 13)”German Assault on British Line: Eye-Witness Tells of Slaughter around Ypres Saturday and Sunday, Ground Literally Heaped with Dead, British Regain Ground After Being Forced to Fall Back”, Hartford Daily Courant (Hartford, Connecticut, USA), pp. 2.
  • (1915, May 13)”German Dead Lay in Heaps After Desperate Charges Were Repulsed by British”, The Atlanta Constitution (Atlanta, Georgia, USA), pp. 3.

Books/Visual Imagery

  • Buchan, John, Nelson’s History of the War Volume 1 Aslan Press 2008 
  • Keegan, John, The First World War, Vintage 2012 Kindle
  • William Barnes Wollen’s painting of Lt. Hugh Niven leading the defense of Frezenberg Ridge after his superior officers were all killed or wounded today. 


  • PPCLI Regimental Quick March (Has Anyone Seen the Colonel, Mademoiselle From Armentieres, Tipperary), performed by the PPCLI.

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