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VC1009   Joseph Kaeble

Name   Joseph Kaeble   No.   889958   POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1009   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Canadian Expeditionary Force, 22nd Battalion, Quebec (Canadien Francais) Regiment



Rank VC Won    Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Corporal

Place Of Birth   St Moise, Matane County, Quebec, Canada

Place Of Death   Neuville-Vitasse, France

Buried/Location Ashes   Wanquetin Communal Cemetery & Extension, 7 miles west of Arras, Pas de Calais, France


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   Plot 2, Row A, Grave 8

Gazetted   16 September 1918

VC Presented   16 December 1918 by the Governor-General of Canada, Duke of Devonshire at Rimouski, Quebec, Canada to his mother


P  Headstone, Wanquetin Communal Cemetery & Extension, 7 miles west of Arras, Pas de Calais, France

Memorial Plaque,  Sayabec Parish Church, Quebec, Canada

Named on Cenotaph, Municpel Park, Sayabec, Quebec, Canada

P  Bust, Valiants Memorial, Confederation Square, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

P  Bust, The Citadel, Quebec, Canada

Memorial Plaque,  Royal 22e Regimental Museum, The Citadel, Quebec, Canada

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

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

Rue Kaeble, Sayabec, Quebec, Canada

By The Way…

The first French Canadian to win the Victoria Cross.

VC Held By

Royal 22e Regimental Museum, La Citadel, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada



VC 1008 VC 1010
VC 1008
VC 1010

BORN   5 May 1893

DIED   9 June 1918  AGE   25

VC Won   8-9 June 1918   AGE   25

Place VC Won   Neuville-Vitasse, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War