Alexander Roberts Dunn

Alexander Roberts Dunn

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Alexander Roberts Dunn VC (15 September 1833 - 25 January 1868) was the first Canadian awarded the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. He was born in York (later Toronto) in 1833, the son of John Henry Dunn, and studied at Upper Canada College and at Harrow School, England. Dunn was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions at the Charge of the Light Brigade during the Battle of Balaclava on 25 October 1854 when he was 21 years of age and serving in the British Army's 11th Hussars.show more

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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 259g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 613569622X
  • 9786135696226