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How many Canadians died at Ypres in World War 1?


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2008-01-17 23:29:00
2008-01-17 23:29:00

Over 2000 canadians were killed in the battle of Ypres during WW1. This was the first time poison gas (made from chlorine) was introduced in WW1.


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50,000 People died in the Battle of Ypres

I assume that you are talking about the second battle) 6,000 people died at Ypres.

It took place in France, where the Germans used Chlorine gas to kill many Canadians. Actually, it was fought over the town of Ypres in Belgium.

Approximately 44,198 Canadians were killed in WWII.

In the three battles of Ypres, but mostly in the third (Paschendale), the British had more than 1 million soldiers died. The majority of these soldiers were British or French.

i belive it was 60,000 Canadians

1,267,000 Canadians served in World War 2 and 37,000 died in that war. (Approx 43,000 died according to both Canadian Encyclopedia and Canadian Veterans Affairs)

70,000 soldiers died during the Third Battle

Well over 9,000 Americans, British, and Canadians died in total. Such a small #.

26 Canadians died in 9/11.

No Canadian astronaut has ever died in space.

to date over 50, 000 to date over 50, 000

Most of the Canadians that died overseas remain there. Only two military cemeteries exist in the country. There were 42,789 Canadians that died during the war and all but a few thousand remain there.

In World War 1, about 58,000 to 67,000 people were killed. In World War 2, about 45,400 people were killed.

Well if you mean the battle of ypres then it was a series of 4 battles fought around a town in Belgium called ypres during the first world war. During these battles the Germans used alot of poisonous gas, chlorine gas. There was heavy fighting, some of the heaviest in the whole world war and many people were killed. In the second battle of the ypres john condon who is the youngest known soldier to die, age 14, died.

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Canada's casualties totalled 1,558 including 516 who died.

42,042 Canadians died fighting WW2. As well as 1,148 Canadian merchant seamen were killed. source:

Canada stayed out of the war. Approximately 120 foreigners serving in the US military died in VN, some of those men no doubt were Canadians.

The second battle of ypres had Canada as one of their of many others,too.

First Battle of Ypres:50,000-85,000 French soldiers21,000 Belgian soldiers19,500 German soldiersSecond Battle of Ypres:70,000 Allied soldiers35,000 German soldiersBattle of Passchendaele (Third Battle of Ypres):Between 200,000-500,000 Allied soldiers (total figures are disputed)Between 250,000-400,000 German soldiersBattle of the Lys (Fourth Battle of Ypres):120,000 Allied soldiers120,000 German soldiersFifth Battle of Ypres:Exact figures not available. Proceeded by the Battle of Courtrai.

Ypres, Somme, Mons, Verdun, Lorraine, Jutland, Cambrai and many more

Tannenburg; Gaza; Ypres I II & III. Verdun; The Somme; amongst many others.

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