CEF Award Detail

Major Alfred Syer Trimmer

Military Cross

Regimental Number:
Canadian Infantry
10th Battalion
Enlistment Date:
January 1, 1915
Date of Birth:
December 2, 1883
Date of Death:
April 28, 1917
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For conspicuous gallantry. He led a party of bombers through the enemy's wire and inflicted severe loss on the enemy. Although wounded, he remained behind till all his men had got away from the wire.

Date of Citation:
March 15, 1916
Citation Source:
London Gazette, Issue 29508.
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Soldier Notes:
Son of Wilfred Henry and Emma Trimmer, of Huntsville, Ontario. Had been a provisional Lieutenant in the 101st Regiment, Canadian Militia. Had spent two years at Royal Military College in Kingston, Ontario.

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