For the British Empire, Mons was "the first and the last”: the first and the last of the great battles of the First World war.
Bruce Harvey, a Canadian soldier, has taken part in the liberation of the city. The war is over. But he will have now have to find peace in his heart and somehow try to find a way for life to resume its normal course.
max. 95 m
min. 32 m
A plaque in honour of the Canadian liberators
Two monuments that commemorate the start and the end of the war for the soldiers of the British Empire
A memorial in honour of the Canadian soldier who died two minutes before the end of hostilities on the 11th November 1918.
Facing one another are the graves of the first and last British soldiers to be killed in the First World War.