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Corporal Frederick George Topham, V.C. 1917-1974

Topham served as a medical orderly with the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion during the Second World War. The Toronto native was awarded the Victoria Cross for the exceptional courage he displayed in treating the wounded following a parachute drop east of the Rhine near Wesel on March 24, 1945.

Location

At the Etobicoke Civic Centre, Highway 427 and Burnhamthorpe Road, Toronto

Region: Greater Toronto Area

County/District: City of Toronto (District)

Municipality: City of Toronto

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