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Don Hedger

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University of Vimy Ridge



Any one seen a library card for CEF troops WWI that reads University of Vimy Ridge ~ somewhere in France this was used to educate Canadian Troops while engaged in combat.

This is most interesting however there is simply no data that I have seen ~ although these library cards did exist 

More info is required on this unknown subject 

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This was part of a larger Canadian scheme to better equip soldiers for their post-war life called the Khaki University. Each training area had a branch and the Canadian Corps' was called the University of Vimy Ridge. Most of the courses took place after the armistice in the Corps. There is a chapter on Khaki University in the

Kemp, A. E., “Report of the Ministry Overseas Military Forces of Canada, 1918.” 


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