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VC1093    Samuel Lewis Honey

Name   Samuel Lewis Honey     No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1093   Awards   VC   DCM   MM

Regiment   Canadian Expeditionary Force, 78th (Winnipeg Grenadiers) Battalion, Manitoba Regiment



Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant

Place Of Birth   Conn, near Mount Forest, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada

Place Of Death   Bourlon Wood, France

Buried/Location Ashes   Queant Communal Cemetery British Extension, 12 miles south-east of Arras, Pas de Calais, France


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   Row C, Grave 36

Gazetted   6 January 1919

VC Presented   Forwarded to Canada and posted on 27 March 1919 by the Govenor-General of Canada to his father, reverend George H


P  Headstone, Queant Communal Cemetery British Extension, 12 miles south-east of Arras, Pas de Calais, France

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

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

P  Ring of Remembrance (L'Anneau de la Mémoire), Ablain-Saint-Nazaire, Pas-de-Calais, France

P  Victoria Cross Memorial, York Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

P  Memorial  Plaque, Valour Square, Cambridge Armoury, Ontario, Canada

Memorial Plaque, Royal Canadian Legion Hall, King Street, Mount Forest, Ontario, Canada

P  Honey Street, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

P  Victoria Cross Memorial, Barrie Military Heritage Park, Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada

By The Way…

Before the war he was teaching, and one of his posts was at the Six Nations Indian Reserve, Ontario.

VC Held By

Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada



VC 1092 VC 1094
VC 1092
VC 1094

BORN   9 February 1894

DIED   30 September 1918  AGE   24

VC Won   27 September 1918   AGE   24

Place VC Won   Bourlon Wood, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War