Okill Massey Learmouth

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VC865   Okill Massey Learmouth

Name   Okill Massey Learmouth   No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   865   Awards   VC   MC

Regiment   Canadian Expeditionary Force, 2nd Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment

Later   

Now   

Rank VC Won   Acting Major

Rank End Of Career   Acting Major

Place Of Birth   St Louis Road, Quebec City, Canada

Place Of Death   No. 7 Casualty Clearing Station, near Loos, France

Buried/Location Ashes   Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery & Extension, 2 miles north-west of Lens, Pas de Calais, France

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   Plot II, Row K, Grave 9

Gazetted   8 November 1917

VC Presented   Posted to his mother, Martha in 1921/2 at 65 Murray Avenue, Quebec City, Canada

Memorials

P Headstone, Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery & Extension, 2 miles north-west of Lens, Pas de Calais, France

Learmonth Avenue, Quebec City, Canada

P Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

Memorial at the Okill Learmonth Chapter of the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire

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


By The Way…

Before the war he was working at the Treasury of Quebec


VC Held By

Governor-General's Foot Guards Museum, Ontario, Canada

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BORN   22 February 1894

DIED   19 August 1932   AGE   23

VC Won   18 August 1917   AGE   23

Place VC Won   East of Loos, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1917