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VC799   John George Pattison

Name   John George Pattison   No.   808887   

VC Issue No.   799   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Canadian Expeditionary Force, Alberta Regiment (Calgary Regiment), 50th Battalion


Now   The Kings Own Calgary Regiment

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Woolwich, London, England

Place Of Death   Lieven, near Lens, France

Buried/Location Ashes   La Chaudiere Military Cemetery, Vimy, 7 miles north of Arras, Pas de Calais, France


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)   Plot/Grave no.   Plot 6, Row C, Grave 14

Gazetted   2 August 1917

VC Presented   10 April 1918 by Lieutenant-Governor of Alberta (Brett) at Victory Park, Calgary, Canada to his widow, Sophia Louise Ann


P  Headstone, La Chaudiere Military Cemetery, Vimy, 7 miles north of Arras, Pas de Calais, France

P  Named On War Memorial, St James Church, Hatcham, New Cross, South London

Named On Honours Board, Old Deptford Town Hall, New Cross Road, New Cross, South London

P  Named On Victoria Cross Mural, Lewisham Shopping Center, Lewisham, South London

P  Named On Memorial, Lewisham Civic Centre, South London

P  Victoria Cross Memorial, By War Memorial, High Street South, Lewisham, South London

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

Pattison Mountain, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada

Pattison Bridge, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

By The Way…

A Mountain named for him in Alberta, Canada, not bad for a boy from Deptford

VC Held By

Glenbow Museum, 130 - 9th Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada



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The First World War

BORN   8 September 1875

DIED   3 June 1917   AGE   41

VC Won   10 April 1917   AGE   41

Place VC Won   Vimy Ridge, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1917