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Memorial Number: 35059-167
Type: framed poster
Location: Memorial Hall, Lisgar Collegiate Institute
Address: 29 Lisgar Street
Ottawa, ON
Surveyor: Richard Turcotte
Photo Credit: Richard Turcotte

This memorial erected by the Lisgar Collegiate Institute is dedicated to the the sixteen Canadians awarded the Victoria Cross for conspicuous bravery during the Second World War.


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For Valour Commemorating the sixteen Canadian servicemen awarded the Victoria Cross for conspicuous bravery during World War Two 1939-1945

[first row/première rangée]

Sgt Major John Robert
Osborn + Hong Kong
December 19"' 1941
Born: Norfolk England
January 2nd 1899
1" Battalion
The Winnipeg Grenadiers

Lt Col Charles Cecil Ingersoll
Merritt
Dieppe
August 19th 1942
Born: Vancouver B.C.
November 10th 1908
The South Saskatchewan
Regiment

Rev John Weir
Foote
Dieppe
August 19th 1942
Born: Madoc Ontario
May 5th 1904
Canadian Chaplain Services
The Royal Hamilton Ught Infantry

Capt Frederick Thornton
Peters
Oran North Africa
November 8th 1942
Born: Charlottetown P.E.I.
September 17th 1889
Royal Navy

Fit. Lt. David Ernest
Hornell +
Shetland Islands U.K.
June 24th 1944
Born: Mimico Ontario
January 26"' 1910
Royal Canadian Air Force

Sqdn. Ldr. Ian Willoughby
Bazalgette +
Trossy St Maximin France
August 4"' 1944
Born: Calgary Alberta
October 19th 1918
Royal Air Force

Major David Vivian
Currie
St Lambert sur Dives France
August 18th 1944
Born: Sutherland Saskatchewan
July 8th 1912
The ???

Pte Ernest Alvia
Smith
Savio River Italy
October 21"_22nd 1944
Born: New Westminster B.C.
May 3'd 1914
The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada

[second row/deuxième rangée]

Capt Paul
Triquet
Casa Berardi Italy
December 14th 1943
Born: Cabano Quebec
April 2nd 1910
Royal 22e Regiment

Major Charles Ferguson
Hoey +
Maungdaw Burma
February 16th 1944
Born: Duncan B.C.
March 29th 1914
1st Battalion
The Lincolnshire Regiment

Major John Keefer
Mahony
Melfa River Italy
May 24th 1944
Born: Bew Westminster B.C.
June 30th 1911
The Westminster Regiment

P.O. Andrew Charles
Mynarski +
Cambrai France
June 12th 1944
Born: Winnipeg Manitoba
October 14th 1916
Royal Canadian Air Force

Sgt Au brey
Cosens +
Mooshof Germany
February 25th _26th 1945
Born: Latchford Ontario
May 21st 1921
The Queen's Own rifles
of Canada

Major Frederick Albert
Tilston
The Hochwald Germany
March 1st 1945
Born: Toronto Ontario
June 11th 1906
The Essex Scottish Regiment

Cpl Frederick George

Topham
East of the Rhine
March 24th 1945
Born: Toronto Ontario
August 10th 1917
1st Canadian Parachute Batalion

Lt. Robert Hampton
Gray +
Onagawa Wan Japan
August 9th 1945
Born: Trail B.C.
November 2nd 1917
Royal Canadian Naval
Volunteer Reserve