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VC970   Alan Arnett McLeod

Name   Alan Arnett McLeod   No.     

VC Issue No.   970   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Royal Flying Corps, No. 2 Squadron


Now   Royal Air Force

Rank VC Won    Second Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Second Lieutenant

Place Of Birth   Stonewall, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Place Of Death   Winnipeg General Hospital, Manitoba, Canada

Buried/Location Ashes   Winnipeg (Old Kildonan) Presbyterian Cemetery, Manitoba, Canada


Date Buried/Cremated   9 November 1918

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)    Plot/Grave no.   Grave 238

Gazetted   1 May 1918

VC Presented   4 September 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Winnipeg (Old Kildonan) Presbyterian Cemetery, Manitoba, Canada

Named on War Memorial, 2nd Avenue Nth, Stonewall, Manitoba, Canada

P  Named on RAF Victoria Cross Memorial, St Clement Dane's Church, Aldwych, London

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

Memorial Tablet, Kelvin Stevenson Memorial Church, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

P  Named on the Airmens Memorial, University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

P  Victoria Cross Commemoration Paving Stone, National Memorial, Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

Blue Plaque, McLeod House Tearooms, 292 Main Street, Stonewall, Manitoba, Canada

P  Path of Honour Sign, Field of Honour Cemetery, Ponte Claire, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Alan McLeod VC Avenue, Stonewall, Manitoba, Canada

By The Way…

He joined up at 14 in 1913, but when war broke out he was sent home at 15. In 1917, at 18, he was allowed to join up, but couldn't go to the front till he was 20.

VC Held By

Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada



VC 969 VC 971
VC 969
VC 971

BORN   20 April 1899

DIED   6 November 1918  AGE   19

VC Won   27 March 1918   AGE   18

Place VC Won   Over Albert, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War