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VC1217    Charles Cecil Ingersoll Merritt

Name   Charles Cecil Ingersoll Merritt   No.      

VC Issue No.   1217   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Canadian Infantry Corps commanding South Saskatchewan Regiment



Rank VC Won    Lieutenant-Colonel

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant-Colonel

Place Of Birth   Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Place Of Death   Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Buried/Location Ashes   Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone     Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    2 October 1942

VC Presented   22 June 1945, King George VI, Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

P  Named on Raid on Dieppe Memorial, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

Memorial Plaque, Victoria Cross Park, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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

Memorial Sign, Merritt Street, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

By The Way…

VC Held By

His Victoria Cross was donated to the Canadian War Memorial by the Merritt family of Vancouver in November 2003



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BORN    10 November 1908

DIED   12 July 2000   AGE   91

VC Won   19 August 1942    AGE    33

Place VC Won   Dieppe, France

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War