Lieutenant Colonel William Barker VC, DSO & Bar, MC & 2 Bars - 201 Squadron, Royal Air Force


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN : TORONTO, ONTARIO - CANADA

Name William George,
BARKER
Colin Fraser,
BARRON
Hampden Zane Churchill,
COCKBURN
Denis,
DEMPSEY
Rank Lieutenant-Colonel Sergeant-Major Major Private
Force 201 Squadron, Royal Air Force 3rd Bn, 1st Central Ontario Regiment, CEF Royal Canadian Dragoons 10th Regiment
( Lincolnshire Regiment )
VC won Over France,
27 October 1918
Passchendaele, Belgium,
6 November 1917
Komati River, 2nd Boer War,
7 November 1900
Lucknow & Arra, Indian Mutiny,
12 August 1857
London Gaz 30 November 1918 11 January 1918 23 April 1901 17 February 1860
Born Dauphin, Manitoba,
3 November 1894
Baldavie, Boyndie, Banffshire, Scotland,
20 September 1895
Toronto,
19 November 1867
Rathmichael, Co Dublin, Ireland,
1826
Died 12 March 1930,
Ottawa ( from a flying accident )
15 August 1959,
Toronto
12 July 1913,
Maple Creek, Saskatchewan
10 January 1886,
Toronto
Grave Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto Prospect Cemetery, Toronto St James Cemetery, Toronto St Michael's Cemetery, Toronto
Location
of VC
Canadian War Museum, Ottawa Not publicly held Canadian War Museum, Ottawa Not publicly held
Remarks DSO & Bar, MC & 2 Bars None None None

TORONTO

Name Edward James Gibson,
HOLLAND
George Fraser,
KERR
Walter Leigh,
RAYFIELD
George,
RICHARDSON
Rank Major Captain Captain Sergeant
Force Royal Canadian Dragoons 3rd Bn, Central Ontario Regiment, CEF 7th Bn, British Columbia Regiment, CEF 34th Regiment
( Border Regiment )
VC won Komati River, 2nd Boer War,
7 November 1900
Bourlon Wood, France,
27 September 1918
Arras, France,
2 - 4 September 1918
Kewane Trans-Gogra, Indian Mutiny,
27 April 1859
London Gaz 23 April 1901 6 January 1919 14 December 1918 11 November 1859
Born Ottawa,
2 February 1878
Deseronto, Ontario,
8 June 1895
Richmond, Surrey, England,
7 October 1881
Derrylane, Co Cavan, Ireland,
1 August 1831
Died 18 June 1948,
Cobalt, Ontario
8 December 1929,
Toronto
19 February 1949,
Toronto
28 January 1923,
London, Ontario
Grave St James Crematorium, Toronto Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto Prospect Cemetery, Toronto Prospect Cemetery, Toronto
Location
of VC
Royal Canadian Dragoons, Petawawa, Ontario Canadian War Museum, Ottawa Canadian War Museum, Ottawa Not publicly held
Remarks None MC & Bar, MM None None

TORONTO

Name Henry Howey,
ROBSON
Frederick Albert,
TILSTON
Joseph Harcourt,
TOMBS

Rank Private Hon Colonel Corporal
Force 2nd Bn, Royal Scots ( Lothian Regiment ) The Essex - Scottish Regiment, CIC 1st Bn, King's ( Liverpool ) Regiment
VC won Petit Bois, Kemmel, France,
14 December 1914
Hochwald Forest, Germany,
1 March 1945
Rue du Bois, France,
16 May 1915

London Gaz 18 February 1915 22 May 1945 24 July 1915
Born South Shields, Co Durham, England,
27 May 1894
Toronto,
11 June 1906
Birmingham, England,
23 March 1887

Died 4 March 1964,
Toronto
23 September 1992,
Toronto
28 June 1966,
Toronto

Grave York Cemetery, Toronto Mount Hope Cemetery, Toronto Pine Hills Cemetery, Toronto
Location
of VC
Royal Scots Museum, Edinburgh Royal Canadian Military Institute, Toronto Royal Regiment of Canada Foundation
Remarks None None None

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