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John George Pattison

Recipient of the Victoria Cross

Died when: 41 years 268 days (500 months)
Star Sign: Virgo

 

John George Pattison

John George Pattison (8 September 1875 – 3 June 1917) was a Canadian soldier.Pattison was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for valour in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

Pattison was born in London, England and emigrated to Canada.He and his family (wife and four children) settled in Calgary where he found a job with the Calgary Gas Company.

He was killed in fighting during the Battle of Vimy Ridge the same year he won the VC.


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