Warrant Officer II Alexander Brereton VC - 8th Bn ( 90th Winnipeg Rifles ), Canadian Expeditionary Force


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN : ALBERTA - CANADA

Name Alexander Picton,
BRERETON
Frederick Maurice Watson,
HARVEY
Cecil John,
KINROSS
Raphael Louis,
ZENGEL
Rank Warrant Officer II Brigadier Private Sergeant
Force 8th Bn ( 90th Winnipeg Rifles ), CEF Lord Strathcona's Horse 49th Bn ( Edmonton Regiment ), CEF 5th Bn ( Western Cavalry ), CEF
VC won Aubrecourt, France,
9 August 1918
Guyencourt, France,
27 March 1917
Passchendaele, Belgium,
28 October - 1 November 1917
Warvillers, France,
9 August 1918
London Gaz 27 September 1918 8 June 1917 11 January 1918 27 September 1918
Born Oak River, Manitoba,
13 November 1892
Athboy, Co Meath, Ireland,
1 September 1888
Harefield, Middlesex, England,
17 February 1896
Fairbault, Minnesota, USA,
11 November 1894
Died 11 June 1976,
Three Hills
24 August 1980,
Calgary
21 June 1957,
Lougheed
27 February 1977,
Errington, Vancouver Island
Grave Elnora Cemetery, Elnora, Alberta
( image courtesy William Mullen )
Union Cemetery, Ford McLeod, Alberta Lougheed Cemetery, Alberta Pine Grove Cemetery, Rocky Mountain House, Alberta
( Image courtesy William Mullen )
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Lord Strathcona's Horse Museum, Calgary The Mayor's Office, Edmonton City Hall, Alberta Royal Canadian Legion, Rocky Mountain House, Alberta
Remarks None MC None MM

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