Merrickville's Vimy Oak / Le chêne de Vimy du Village de Merrickville

Merrickville's Vimy Oak / Le chêne de Vimy du Village de Merrickville (HM2MOZ)

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N 44° 54.824', W 75° 50.164'

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This oak tree, planted on
May 13, 2017,
descends from acorns gathered
after the Battle of Vimy Ridge,
April 9-12, 1917.
It honours the memory of those
who served including three soldiers
from Merrickville who died during
that battle:
Private Thomas John Irvine and
brothers Lance Corporal
William Graham Knowles and
Private Hugh Lloyd Knowles.
This plaque was unveiled on
July 1, 2017,
on the 150th anniversary of Canada.
Mis en terre le 13 mai 2017
ce chêne provient de glands
cueillis après la bataille de la
Crête de Vimy,
du 9 au 12 avril 1917.
Il commémore ceux et celles qui
ont servi lors de cette bataille,
dont trois soldats de Merrickville
qui y ont perdu la vie: le Soldat
Thomas John Irvine, le Caporal
suppléant William Graham
Knowles et le Soldat Hugh Lloyd
Knowles, deux frères.
Cette plaque a été dévoilée le
1er juillet 2017, jour du

anniversaire du Canada.
Year Placed2017
Placed ByMerrickville and District Community Health Centre, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 245, and the Village of Merrickville-Wolford
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 at 7:02pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 434006 N 4973707
Decimal Degrees44.91373333, -75.83606667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 54.824', W 75° 50.164'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 54' 49.44" N, 75° 50' 9.8400000000001" W
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