DOMINICA | Remembrance Day – 2021

[Cover] BWIR troops were engaged in numerous support roles on the Western Front, including digging trenches, building roads and gun and gun emplacements, acting as stretcher bearers, loading ships and trains, and working in ammunition dumps., acting as stretcher bearers, loading ships and trains, and working in ammunition dumps. This work was often carried out within range of German artillery and snipers. In July 1917, 13 men from the BWIR were killed by shell fire and aerial bombardment.