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VC1035    Robert Spall

Name   Robert Spall   No.   475212   POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1035   Awards   VC     

Regiment   Canadian Expeditionary Force, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, Eastern Ontario Regiment



Rank VC Won    Sergeant

Rank End Of Career  Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Ealing, Middlesex, England

Place Of Death   

Buried/Location Ashes   Location unknown, Pas de Calais, France


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   26 October 1918

VC Presented   14 November 1918 by the Lieutenant-Governor of Quebec, Hon C Fitzpatrick at Chateau Frontenal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada to his mother, Annie Maria


P  Named on Vimy Memorial to the Missing, 8 miles north of Arras, Pas de Calais, France

P  Named on War Memorial, Bostern Manor Road, Brentford, West London

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Hounslow Civic Centre, West London

P  Ring of Remembrance (L'Anneau de la Mémoire), Ablain-Saint-Nazaire, Pas-de-Calais, France

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

Victoria Cross Paving Stone, 16 Spencer Road, Acton, West London

P  VC Obelisk, Military Heritage Park, Barrie, Ontario, Canada

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

By The Way…

Princess Patricia's Light Infantry was named after Princess Patricia of Connaught, the daughter of the Governor General of Canada, granddaughter of Queen Victoria

VC Held By

Museum of the Regiments, Calgary, Alberta, Canada



VC 1034 VC 1036
VC 1034
VC 1036

BORN   5 March 1890

DIED   13 August 1918  AGE   28

VC Won   12-13 August 1918   AGE   28

Place VC Won   Parvilles, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War