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VC912   Collin Fraser Barron

Name   Collin Fraser Barron   No.   404017

VC Issue No.   912   Awards   VC    

Regiment   3rd (Toronto) Battalion, 1st Central Ontario Regiment, D Company, CEF



Rank VC Won   Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant-Major

Place Of Birth   Baldavie, Boyndie, Banffshire, Scotland

Place Of Death   Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Buried/Location Ashes   Prospect Cemetery, St Clair Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   Veterans Section 7, Grave 3562

Gazetted   11 January 1918

VC Presented   6 April 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Prospect Cemetery, St Clair Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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

By The Way…

After the war, he worked as a Prison Warden in Toronto

VC Held By

Not Known



VC 911 VC 913
VC 911
VC 913

The First World War

BORN   20 September 1895

DIED   15 August 1959    AGE   63

VC Won   6 November 1917   AGE   22

Place VC Won   Vine Cottage, Passchendaele, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1917