Harcus Strachan

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VC921   Harcus Strachan

Name   Harcus Strachan   No.     

VC Issue No.   921   Awards   VC    MC

Regiment    Fort Garry Horse, B Squadron, CEF

Later   

Now   

Rank VC Won    Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career  Lieutenant-Colonel

Place Of Birth   'Hollywood', Dean Road, Borrowstounness, West Lothian, Scotland

Place Of Death   University of British Columbia Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Buried/Location Ashes   North Vancouver Crematorium, 1505 Lillooet, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Cremated   North Vancouver Crematorium, 1505 Lillooet, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Ashes    Plot/Grave no.   Rose Garden Columbarium, Boal Vault (under a cedar tree)

Gazetted   18 December 1917

VC Presented   16 January 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England

Memorials

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


By The Way…

Born Marcus, but at some stage became Harcus


VC Held By

Not Known

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The First World War


BORN   7 November 1884

DIED   1 May 1982    AGE   97

VC Won   20 November 1917   AGE   33

Place VC Won   Masnieres, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1917