Awards & Winners

Hugh Cairns

Date of Birth 04-December-1896
Place of Birth Ashington
(United Kingdom)
Nationality Canada
Profession Soldier
Hugh Cairns VC DCM, was a Canadian 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.

Awards by Hugh Cairns

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Victoria Cross
(In recognition of most conspicuous bravery that took place on 1 November, 1918 as Sergeant of the 46th Battalion, CEF during the First World War. Posthumously awarded.)