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VC1323    Frederick George Topham

Name   Frederick George Topham    No.      

VC Issue No.   1323   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Canadian Army, 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion



Rank VC Won   Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Corporal

Place Of Birth   Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Place Of Death   At his home, Etobicoke, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Buried/Location Ashes    Sanctuary Park Cemetery, Royal York Road, Etobicoke, Toronto, Canada


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone     Plot/Grave no.   Section A, Grave 147C

Gazetted    3 August 1945

VC Presented   1946, registered post


P  Headstone, Sanctuary Park Cemetery, Royal York Road, Etobicoke, Toronto, Canada

Memorial  Plaque at Etobicoke Old Town Hall, Burnhamthorpe Road, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Memorial  Plaque, Sanctuary Park Cemetery, Selwyn Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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

Memorial Plaque, Runnymeade Collegiate Institute, Jane Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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

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

Topham Park, Memorial Plaque at Clubhouse, Tiago Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

By The Way…

VC Held By

Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada



VC 1322 VC 1324
VC 1322
VC 1324

BORN    10 August 1917

DIED   31 May 1974   AGE    56

VC Won  24 March 1945  AGE   27

Place VC Won   Weser, near Diersfordter, Germany

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War