Episode 8 (End of Series): Vimy

Access the final podcast of our series “Dear Bessie: A Wartime Love Story” here.

After Frank’s death, Harry was left alone in the 72nd Battalion. He and the battalion returned to the front in preparation for the first Canadian battle of the spring of 1917, Vimy Ridge.

Click here to listen to previous episodes –  Episode 6 and Episode 7

Credits

Narration by Caitlin Bailey

Harry White read by Daniel Watchorn

Bessie Atkinson read by Melissa Castron

Alfred Barrett read by Lee Sallafranque

Creative Direction and Production by Ada Chan

Music Attribution

“14 Romances, Op. 34 – Complete Performance” composed by Sergei Rachmaninoff, performed by Jean Dubé. Sourced from Musopen, and used under CC BY 3.0.

Nocturne in D flat major, Op. 27 no. 2 composed by Frédéric Chopin, performed by Frank Levy. Sourced from Musopen, and used under CC PD 1.0.

Scenes from Childhood, Op. 15 – VII. Dreaming / Reverie (Träumerei) composed by Robert Schumann, performed by Donald Betts. Sourced from Musopen, and used under CC PD 1.0.

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