Lance-Corporal Frederick Fisher Born August 3 1895 in St. Catharines, Ontario Died April 23 1915, Ypres, Belgium First Canadian-born soldier to be awarded the prestigious Victoria Cross.
Born: 6 August 1886, Kilkeel, County Down, Northern Ireland Died: 15 June 1967, Mount Lehman, British Columbia Also known as Company Sergeant-Major (CSM) Hanna, VC Lieut. Robert Hanna, VC Robert Hill Hanna moved to Canada in 1905. During WWI he … Continued
George Richardson VC Born 1 August 1831 Derrylane, near Killeshandra, Co. Cavan, Ireland Died 28 January 1923 Westminster Hospital, London, Ontario Interred Prospect Cemetery, Toronto Veterans Section 7, Plot 2751 Sergeant George Richardson, VC, was the son of John and Anne … Continued
Date of Birth1912-08-21Place of birth: Victoria Mines, Ontario Date of Death 1995-05-17 Place of death: Montreal, Quebec Cause of death: pneumonia as a complication of Alzheimer’s Disease Also known as Hector Blake, Old Lamplighter Toe Blake was a hockey player … Continued