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Byng of Vimy

Jeffrey Williams

Byng of Vimy

general and governor general

by Jeffrey Williams

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Leo Cooper in association with Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Byng, Julian Hedworth George, -- Viscount, -- 1862-1935,
  • Marshals -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Statesmen -- Canada -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p381-383. - Includes index

    GenreBiography
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi,398p,[24]p of plates
    Number of Pages398
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23749126M
    ISBN 100436571102

    Field Marshal the Viscount Byng of Vimy did not fit into the conventional mould in the Army, as Governor-General of Canada or as Commissioner of the Metropol, ISBN Buy the Byng of Vimy: General and Governor General ebook.   Julian Hedworth George Byng, Viscount Byng of Vimy, also called (–28) Baron Byng Of Vimy Of Thorpe-le-soken, (born Sept. 11, , Wrotham Park, Middlesex, Eng.—died June 6, , Thorpe Hall, Essex), British field marshal, a commander in World War I.. A career soldier from , Byng was promoted to major general in As commander of .

    Vimy Ridge Byng's Canadians Triumph at Arras (Book): Turner, Alexander: Vimy Ridge was one of the most important geographic features on the entire Western Front in World War I. In early it was considered practically impregnable, but on 9 April the Canadian Army Corps, under the command of the British Lieutenant General Sir Julian Byng, assaulted it as part of . Jeffery Williams, born in Calgary, Alberta in , is the recent recipient of the Governor- General’s Literary Award for Non-fiction and the University of British Columbia's Canadian Biography Award for his highly acclaimed biography of the former Govener- General of canada, Lord Byng of Vimy, published in

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Lord Byng Secondary School is a public secondary school located in the West Point Grey neighbourhood on the west side of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The school officially opened in and was named in honor of Julian Hedworth George Byng, the Lord Byng of Vimy, a hero of Vimy Ridge and the Governor General of Canada at the time.