Témoignages d'anciens combattants:
Leo Clarke

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  • Leo Clarke's World War I medals, left to right: The Victoria Cross for his brave actions, 1914-1915 Star, Victory Medal, War Medal. Collection courtesy of Mr. Clarke's nephew and namesake, Leo Clarke.

    Leo Clarke's World War I medals, left to right: The Victoria Cross for his brave actions on October 26, 1916, 1914-1915 Star, Victory Medal, War Medal. Collection courtesy of Mr. Clarke's nephew and namesake, Leo Clarke.
  • Lance Sergeant Leo Clarke was killed on October 19, 1916 at the age of 24. He served with the Second Battalion of the Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment).

    Lance Sergeant Leo Clarke was killed on October 19, 1916 at the age of 24. He served with the Second Battalion of the Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment).
  • Leo's father, Henry Trevelyan Clarke, received the VC on behalf of his son from the Duke of Devonshire in 1917. Leo was among three VC recipients from the same street in Winnipeg, which was later reanmed Valour Road in their honour.

    Leo's father, Henry Trevelyan Clarke, received the VC on behalf of his son from the Duke of Devonshire in 1917. Leo was among three VC recipients from the same street in Winnipeg, which was later reanmed Valour Road in their honour.
  • Mr. Clarke's nephew and namesake, Leo Clarke, at the Memory Project Roadshow in Winnipeg, holding the medals that are treasured by Leo Clarke's descendants. February 7, 2006.

    Mr. Clarke's nephew and namesake, Leo Clarke, at the Memory Project Roadshow in Winnipeg, holding the medals that are treasured by Leo Clarke's descendants. February 7, 2006.
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