July 1st is Canada Day but in Newfoundland it is also Memorial Day. On the 1st of July 1916 the Newfoundland Regiment of 758 men left their trenches at Beaumont Hamel and the next day only 68 were fit to answer roll call. The others were dead, injured or missing. The forget-me-not flower is used as a symbol of remembrance. Since they are growing in gardens in my neighbourhood I thought I’d post a picture of one for this weeks #50WithA50.