Significant Dates in Canadian Military History
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Le Régiment de la Chaudiere is organized as 'The Provisional Battalion of Dorchester'.
Vimy Ridge is captured by the Canadian Corps.
Captain Thain MacDowell of the 38th Battalion, was able to disarm and capture two officers and 75 men at Vimy Ridge to earn the Victoria Cross.
The Department of Munitions and Supply is established.
At Vimy Ridge, Lance-Sergeant Ellis Sifton of the 18th Battalion, C.E.F., cleared an enemy machine-gun emplacement. For his actions Lance-Sergeant Sifton earned the Victoria Cross.