Dury Memorial

Dury Memorial


Cagnicourt, France (FR)
The Dury Memorial is a World War I Canadian war memorial that commemorates the actions of the Canadian Corps in the Second Battle of Arras, particularly the their breakthrough at the Drocourt-Quéant Line switch of the Hindenburg Line just south of the town of Dury.

The Drocourt-Quéant Line was a main position in the Garman Army's defensive position in the area. The action took place on the 2nd and 3rd of September of 1918 during a period known as the Hundred Days Offensive or Canada's Hundred Days. Particularly noteworthy for such a brief battle was that 7 Canadians earned a Victoria Cross on September 2nd during the battle.
The Dury Memorial is a World War I Canadian war memorial that commemorates the actions of the Canadian Corps in the Second Battle of Arras, particularly the their breakthrough at the Drocourt-Quéant Line switch of the Hindenburg Line just south of the town of Dury.

The Drocourt-Quéant Line was a main position in the Garman Army's defensive position in the area. The action took place on the 2nd and 3rd of September of 1918 during a period known as the Hundred Days Offensive or Canada's Hundred Days. Particularly noteworthy for such a brief battle was that 7 Canadians earned a Victoria Cross on September 2nd during the battle.
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By: Dania

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