Canada's Cross of Valour Recipients from the Govenor General's listings The Cross of Valour was created on May 1, 1972. It is only awarded for acts of conspicuous courage in circumstances of extreme peril. Posthumous (after death) awards may be made. All Canadian citizens, both civilians and members of the Canadian Forces, are eligible for the award. The Cross
We recently wrote a story of the 54 Canadians or Canadian-born recipients of the US Medal of Honor. There have been five Americans or America-borne recipients of the Victoria Cross, four of whom served in Canadian regiments.Captain Bellenden Seymour Hutchison served in the Canadian Army Medical Corps of the CEF.
There are Three Military Valour decorations in Canada The Victoria Cross is a British honor which has been awarded to 94 Canadians. The Star of Military Valour and the Medal of Military Valour were created in 1993 specifically for the Canadian military. They are awarded to recognize acts of valor, self-sacrifice
The Victoria Cross is Canada's highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy. The Canadian Victoria Cross is awarded for "the most conspicuous bravery, a daring or pre-eminent act of valour or self-sacrifice or extreme devotion to duty, in the presence of the enemy". As of January 1st, 1993,