22 April 2016
9 March 1916
Germany declares war on Portugal
22 March 1916
The NFLD Reg't is moved to France in preparation
for the massive Somme offensive.
27 March 1916
3rd British Division attacks St. Eloi salient,
south of Ypres, Belgium.
4 April 1916
Canadians relieve exhausted British Forces in
front of St. Eloi, Belgium.
7 April 1916
Amid the mud and craters of St. Eloi, Canadian
losses between March and mid-April are
19 April 1916
The Germans force the Canadians out of
Craters 6 and 7 at St. Eloi
Note. The above info and similar which have appeared
before this date are from an insert to 'The Legion'
Magazine entitled 'Canada and the Great War'--
The Battles. Lists the 'Battles' and also a large map
of France, Belgium etc. A very detailed account of
casualties and a timeline of the Battles. ie.
April 1915 Ypres
May-June 1915 Festubert and Givenchy
March-June 1916 St. Eloi Craters and Mount Sorrel