Eastwood, Vincent McCarter: Lieutenant (Military Cross)

Digitized Service Record

Later captain. Awarded Military Cross.

Vincent McCarter EASTWOOD age 27 bond salesman Peterborough 610 George Street same s/o Vincent EASTWOOD (born Ontario) and wife Isabelle McCARTER to Margaret McKee NEILL age 28 Peterborough 359 Hunter Street same d/o Robert McKee NEILL (born Ohio USA) and wife Agnes MERCER witnesses: Jean EASTWOOD and Robert NEILL both of Peterborough 
source: Ontario Vital Statistics 16887-1924

Milityar Cross or Medal Capture2

Military Cross Citation, London Gazette. No. 30095.Page 5186.

Lt. Vincent McCarter Eastwood, Can. Infy.

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in command of a raiding party. He carried out several valuable reconnaissances previous to the raid. During the operations, he, with a few men, entered the enemy’s trenches, personally show two of the enemy, and bombed his way along their front line, inflicting several casualties before withdrawing.

Milityar Cross or Medal Capture1

London Gazette. No. 30095.Page 5186.

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Listed with Phi Delta Theta Fraternity in the University of Toronto Torontonensis, 1921.

Listed with Phi Delta Theta Fraternity in the University of Toronto Torontonensis, 1921.

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