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VC589   Frederick William Hall

BORN   21 February 1885

DIED   24 April 1915   AGE   30

VC Won    24 April 1915   AGE   30

Place VC Won   Near Poelcappelle, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   Frederick William Hall   No.   1539   POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   589   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Canadian Expeditionary Force, Manitoba Regiment, 8th (90th Winnipeg Rifles) Battalion, C Company


Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Company Sergeant-Major

Rank End Of Career   Company Sergeant-Major

Place Of Birth   Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland

Place Of Death   Near Poelcappelle, Belgium

Buried/Location Ashes   Named on Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing, Ypres, Belgium (location unknown)


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone      Plot/Grave no.   Panel 24, Column 5

Gazetted   23 June 1915

VC Presented   Registered post to his mother, Mrs Mary Hall, Winnipeg, Canada on 5 August 1916


P  Named on the Menin Gate ,Ypres ,Belgium

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, British High Commission, 80 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Bronze plaque on lamp-post at Portage Avenue, Valour Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

By The Way…

One of three men to have lived on Pine Street (later named Valour Road), Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada to be awarded the VC

VC Held By

Winnipeg Rifles Museum, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada



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