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VC787   Frederick Maurice Watson Harvey

Name   Frederick Maurice Watson Harvey   No.      

VC Issue No.   787   Awards   VC   MC

Regiment   Canadian Expeditionary Force, Lord Strathcona’s Horse, Second Troop, C Squadron


Now   Lord Strathcona’s Horse, Royal Canadians, Canadian Army

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Brigadier

Place Of Birth   Athboy, Co. Meath, Ireland

Place Of Death   At his home, Trinity Lodge, Glenmore Trail, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Buried/Location Ashes   Union Cemetery, Fort McLeod, Alberta, Canada


Date Buried/Cremated   25 August 1980

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   8 June 1917

VC Presented   21 July 1917 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


Headstone, Union Cemetery, Fort McLeod, Alberta, Canada

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, British High Commission, 80 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Mount Harvey, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada

Harvey Barracks, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

By The Way…

He was originally awarded the DSO by Sir Douglas Haig, he wore the DSO ribbon for two weeks until the award was made up to the VC

VC Held By

Museum of the Regiments, 4520 Crowchild Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada



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The First World War

BORN   1 September 1888

DIED   24 August 1980   AGE   91

VC Won   27 March 1917   AGE   28

Place VC Won   Guyencourt, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1917