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VC1315    Frederick Albert Tilston

Name   Frederick Albert Tilston    No.      

VC Issue No.   1315   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Canadian Infantry Corps, Essex Scottish Regiment



Rank VC Won   Acting Major

Rank End Of Career   Honorary Colonel

Place Of Birth   Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Place Of Death   At his home, Kettleby, near Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Buried/Location Ashes    Mount Hope Cemetery, Erskine Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone     Plot/Grave no.   RC Section, Plot 23 - North West Corner

Gazetted    22 May 1945

VC Presented   22 June 1945, King George VI, Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Mount Hope Cemetery, Erskine Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Tilston Royal Canadian Legion Post, Aurora, Ontario, Canada

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

Major F A Tilston Armoury, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Tilston Drive, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Tilston Grove, Aurora, Ontario, Canada

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

Plaque at Trail Royal Canadian Legion Post, British Columbia, Canada

Named on War Memorial, (Unveiled), Mount Albert Road, East Gwillimbury, Ontario, Canada

By The Way…

VC Held By

Royal Canadian Military Institute, University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada



VC 1314 VC 1316
VC 1314
VC 1316

BORN    11 June 1906

DIED   23 September 1992   AGE    86

VC Won  1 March 1945  AGE   38

Place VC Won   Hochwald Forest, near Xanten, Germany

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War

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