Topic: Vimy Pilgrimage
Ashes for Vimy Ridge
Small Cross Burned, Symbolic of War Dead
The Montreal Gazette, 6 July 1936
Woodstock, July 5.—(CP)—Joining in an impressive service in Victoria Park today, ex-servicemen and other citizens of Woodstock witnesses the burning of small wooden crosses, symbolic of the community's war dead. The ashes were deposited in a small ivory urn and turned over to the Vimy Pilgrimage party from Woodstock to be scattered on Vimy Ridge.