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Percival William Anderson - Section 7

This section contains a link to a CBC Radio, Atlantic Voice, podcast, Percy and his Map, which first aired on April 9, 2017.

The half hour podcast is produced by Philis McGregor and is a very moving documentary marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. It tells the story in detail of Percival Anderson's role in the 85th Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders) and the capture of Hill 145 on Vimy Ridge. It feature's interview's with local historians Jim MacDonald and Bruce MacDonald, and Canadian War Museum historian Tim Cook. A highlight of the documentary is discussion on the map Percival Anderson used during the battle of Vimy Ridge. The original map is now in the possession of Jim MacDonald.

To listen to the poscast, click the following link:   Percy and his Map






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