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VC1313    Aubrey Cosens

Name   Aubrey Cosens    No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1313   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Canadian Infantry Corps, Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, 1st Battalion



Rank VC Won   Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Latchford, Ontario, Canada

Place Of Death   Mooshof, near Udem, Germany

Buried/Location Ashes    Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery, Nijmegen, 10 miles south of Arnhem, Holland


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   Plot 8, Row H, Grave 2

Gazetted    22 May 1945

VC Presented   No presentation


P  Headstone, Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery, Nijmegen, 10 miles south of Arnhem, Holland

Plaque at Site of Action, Mooshof Farm, Nr Keppeln, Germany

Sgt Aubrey Cosens VC Memorial Bridge, Montreal River, Latchford, Ontario, Canada

Memorial Plaque, Iroquois Falls, Cochrane, Ontario, Canada

P  Victoria Cross Memorial, York Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Tourist Steamer on Lake Temagami, Ontario, Canada

Memorial Plaque, Victoria Cross Park, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Cosens Street, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

Cosens Avenue, Latchford, Ontario, Canada

By The Way…

VC Held By

Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Museum, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada



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BORN    21 May 1921

DIED   26 February 1945   AGE    23

VC Won  25-26 February 1945  AGE   23

Place VC Won   Mooshof, near Udem, Germany

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War