The Orr Family
An historical and photographic perspective


Samuel Orr, Jr. c 1916
231st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders of Canada

The Battle for Vimy Ridge, 1917

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Flanders Fields

In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved, and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders Fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders Fields.

- John McCrae

In memory of William Waugh (1892-1916),
son of David Alexander Waugh & Jane Stewart Anthony

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