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VC1095    George Fraser Kerr

Name   George Fraser Kerr     No.      

VC Issue No.   1095   Awards   VC   MC & Bar    MM

Regiment   Canadian Expeditionary Force, 3rd Battalion, 1st Central Ontario (Toronto) Regiment



Rank VC Won   Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   Deseronto, Ontario, Canada

Place Of Death   At his home, 38 Cheltenham Avenue, Lawrence Park, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Buried/Location Ashes   Mount Pleasant Cemetery and Mausoleum, Inglewood Drive, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   Plot 14, Section 36, Lot 6

Gazetted   27 November 1918

VC Presented   22 May 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Mount Pleasant Cemetery and Mausoleum, Inglewood Drive, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

P  Memorial Plaque, Centennial Park,  Main Street, Deseronto, Ontario, Canada

P  Memorial Plaque, McIntosh Armouries, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

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

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

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

P  Kerr Street, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

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

By The Way…

He died whilst waiting for his car engine to warm up he was asphyxiated by carbon monoxide in his garage

VC Held By

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



VC 1094 VC 1096
VC 1094
VC 1096

BORN   8 June 1895

DIED   8 December 1929  AGE   34

VC Won   27 September 1918   AGE   23

Place VC Won   Raillencourt, Bourlon Wood, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War