John Weir Foote

Politician, Military Person

1904 – 1988

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Who was John Weir Foote?

John Weir Foote, VC, CD was a Canadian military chaplain and recipient of 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. Foote is the only member of the Canadian Chaplains' Services ever to be awarded the Victoria Cross.

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Born
May 5, 1904
Madoc, Ontario
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Education
  • Queen's University
  • McGill University
  • University of Western Ontario
Lived in
  • Hastings County
  • Hamilton
Died
May 2, 1988
Cobourg

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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