8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's): Regi Patriaeque Fidelis
Canadian soldiers relieve British troops on the Western Front at St. Eloi. By daybreak the troops will come under heavy German artillery which will decimate their packed ranks.
Battle of the AVRE
Squadron Leader L.J. Birchall and his crew, flying a PBY-5 flying boat, spot a Japanese naval force heading for the island of Ceylon. Their warning allowed the island's defenders to prepare for the Japanese attempt to take the island, an attack which fail
11 Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry soldiers killed in action liberating Zutphen, Netherlands.
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