CBC News

‘A remarkable battle that was largely forgotten’: Hill 70 memorial set to open in France Park commemorates Canadian soldiers who died in lesser-known battle not far from Vimy Ridge Briar Stewart, Chris Corday · CBC News A group huddles around a collection of large black-and-white portraits strewn across a table at the armoury in Kamloops, […]

Vancouver Sun

Canadian veterans turn to Vancouver’s Chinese community to help fund Hill 70 war memorial in France By Chuck Chiang Canadian veterans looking to build a memorial in France dedicated to one of the most significant battles of the First World War are hoping the story of a Chinese-Canadian soldier who died in the 1917 clash […]

Kamloops This Week

Honouring a Kamloops hero of Hill 70 By Adam Williams Frederick Lee was a Canadian hero. On a hill standing 70 metres tall, just outside the town of Loos, France, Lee and 100,000 other Canadians won what would one day be considered one of the most important battles of the First World War — the […]


Kamloops’ lost son: The mystery of WWI soldier Frederick Lee By Kim Anderson Officials want to honour a 21-year-old Kamloops man who fought and died in what many call a pivotal WWI battle. A Chinese-Canadian soldier named Frederick Lee survived the Battle of Vimy Ridge but was killed in the Battle of Hill 70. Now, […]