Flight Lieutenant David Ernest Hornell, V.C. 1910-1944 - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Flight Lieutenant David Ernest Hornell, V.C. 1910-1944

Commanding an eight-man crew, Hornell attacked and, under heavy fire, destroyed an enemy submarine off the Shetland Islands on June 24, 1944. For his courage during the ordeal, which ultimately cost him his life, the Toronto-born Hornell was awarded the Victoria Cross.

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At David Hornell Public School, 32 Victoria Street, Toronto

Region: Greater Toronto Area

County/District: City of Toronto (District)

Municipality: City of Toronto

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