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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
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
“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.