John Weir Foote, V.C. 1904-1988

A native of Madoc, Reverend Foote was the only chaplain in the Second World War to be awarded the Victoria Cross. During the ill-fated Dieppe Raid in August 1942, he continued to help wounded men, despite heavy enemy fire, until he was taken prisoner.


In Thomas Thompson Memorial Park, also known as Cenotaph Park, St. Lawrence Street East, Madoc

Region: Eastern Ontario

County/District: County of Hastings

Municipality: Municipality of Centre Hastings