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Victoria Cross Recipients Historical Markers
Markers associated with recipients of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for valor which can be bestowed upon an individual serving in the Armed Services of Great Britain and the British Commonwealth.
By Kevin Craft, October 14, 2015
Wideview of Private John Henry (Harry) Brown Marker
John Henry Brown enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force on 18 August 1916 and reported to the 10th battalion in France in late June 1917. On 15 August his unit captured Hill 70, just east of Vimy Ridge. But on 16 August it was . . . — — Map (db m90007) HM
Born in Lachute, Québec, MacDowell moved to Maitland in 1897. He attended local schools and graduated from the University of Toronto in 1915. During World War I, he enlisted, on January 9, 1915, in the 38th Battalion, C.E.F. On April 9, 1917, . . . — — Map (db m89999) HM
Born in St, Catharines, Fred Fisher abandoned his studies at McGill University when World War I broke out and served with the 13th Battalion, First Division, Canadian Expeditionary Force. Fisher was awarded the Victoria Cross for his exceptional . . . — — Map (db m76094) HM WM
Sergt. John Meikle V.C.M.M.
Late Clerk at Nitshill Station
Who Enlisted in H.M. Forces
8th February 1915 During the
Great War and was Killed
In Action on 20th July 1918
Erected by His Railway . . . — — Map (db m127327) WM