William Chisholm “Billie” Millar’s book, From Thunder Bay through Ypres with the Fighting Fifty-Second is a highly personal account of his amazing six months in combat with one of the most decorated Canadian battalions of the First World War. His is a first-hand account of the months of stalemate following the Second Battle of Ypres, a period when Canadian forces, under persistent attack, gained valuable tactical and command experience.  The book is available for sale through the Thunder Bay Museum.

Read Millar’s military records through Library and Archives Canada.

Pte W. C. Millar – Gateway to Northwestern Ontario History