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VC1116    Wallace Lloyd Algie

Name   Wallace Lloyd Algie    No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1116   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Canadian Expeditionary Force, 20th Battalion, 1st Central Ontario Regiment



Rank VC Won    Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant

Place Of Birth   Alton, Ontario, Canada

Place Of Death   North East of Cambrai, France

Buried/Location Ashes   Niagara Cemetery, Iwuy, 5 miles north-east of Cambrai, Nord, France


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   Row C, Grave 7

Gazetted   21 January 1919

VC Presented  28 March 1919 by the Lieutenant-Governor of Toronto, Canada to his father, James


P  Headstone, Niagara Cemetery, Iwuy, 5 miles north-east of Cambrai, Nord, France

Named on War Memorial, Alton, Ontario, Canada

Royal Canadian Legion Post, Lt Algie VC Branch 449, Alton, Ontario, Canada

Name on War Memorial Canadian Buffs, Canterbury Cathedral, Kent

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

Algie Avenue, Etobicoke, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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

By The Way…

Before the war he worked for the Toronto Bank, now the Toronto Dominion Bank

VC Held By

Lord Ashcroft Collection / I.W.M.



VC 1115 VC 1117
VC 1115
VC 1117

BORN   10 June 1891

DIED   11 October 1918   AGE   27

VC Won   11 October 1918    AGE    27

Place VC Won   East of Cambrai, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War