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Sergeant Frederick Hobson, VC 1873-1917

Fred Hobson earned the Victoria Cross in France in August 1917. During a German counterattack, the Canadian sergeant engaged the enemy singlehanded with a machinegun, then a bayonet, in a desperate action that saved the day but cost him his life.

Location

At the Armoury, 21 Mill Street, Cambridge

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: Regional Municipality of Waterloo

Municipality: City of Cambridge

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