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VC1114    Coulson Norman Mitchell

Name   Coulson Norman Mitchell    No.      

VC Issue No.   1114   Awards   VC   MC

Regiment   Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1st Canadian Tunnelling Company, 4th Battalion, D Company



Rank VC Won   Lieutenant-Colonel

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   Ross Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Place Of Death   At his home, Mount Royal, Quebec, Canada

Buried/Location Ashes   Field of Honour Cemetery, Pointe-Claire, 703 Donegani, Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Date Buried/Cremated   21 November 1978

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   Section M, Grave 3051

Gazetted   31 January 1919

VC Presented  3 April 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Field of Honour Cemetery, Pointe-Claire, 703 Donegani, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

P  Memorial Stone at Site of Action, Escaudoeuvres, Cambrai, France

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

Norman Mitchell VC Branch, Royal Canadian Legion, Montreal, 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

P  Mitchell Avenue, Mount Royal, Quebec, Canada

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

By The Way…

He spent all his working life in Engineering, he was a University Graduate in Engineering, Canadian Engineers during the war, Civil Engineering between the wars, Royal Canadian Engineers world war 2 and beyond, then Civil Engineering till he retired

VC Held By

Royal Canadian Engineers Museum, Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada



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VC 1113
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BORN   11 December 1889

DIED   17 November 1978   AGE   88

VC Won   8-9 October 1918    AGE    28

Place VC Won   Near Cambrai, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War