Cecil John Kinross

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VC907   Cecil John Kinross

Name   Cecil John Kinross   No.  437793   

VC Issue No.   907   Awards   VC     

Regiment    49th (Edmontons) Battalion, Alberta Regiment, D Company, CEF

Later   

Now   

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Dews Farm, Harvil Road, Harefield, Middlesex

Place Of Death   In a hotel room, Lougheed, Alberta, Canada

Buried/Location Ashes   Lougheed Cemetery, Alberta, Canada

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   Soldier's Plot

Gazetted   11 January 1918

VC Presented   6 April 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England

Memorials

Headstone, Lougheed Cemetery, Alberta, Canada

C J Kinross VC Memorial Playground, Lougheed, Alberta, Canada

P  Blue Plaque, Dews Farm, Harvil Road, Harfield, Middlesex

Victoria Cross Commemoration Paving Stone, War Memorial, Harfield, Middlesex

Kinross VC Royal Canadian Legion Branch, Lougheed, Alberta, Canada

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

Mount Kinross, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada


By The Way…

He was arrested shortly after his investiture by military policemen, being accused of wearing a VC ribbon without entitlement


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The First World War


BORN   19 August 1870

DIED   21 June 1957    AGE   47

VC Won   27 October 1917   AGE   20

Place VC Won   Furst Farm, Passchendaele, Belguim

War/Campaign   First World War 1917