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Service Number: 823028
Regiment & Unit/Ship

Canadian Infantry

58th Bn.

Date of Death

Died 08 August 1918

Age 28 years old

Buried or commemorated at


V. B. 11.


Commonwealth War Graves Commission - Headstone Placeholder
  • Country of Service Canadian
  • Awards Victoria Cross
  • Additional Info Croix de Guerre (France). Son of John and Sarah Orpha Miner.
  • Additional Citation note

    An extract taken from the London Gazette dated 25th Oct., 1918, records the following : "For most conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty in attack, when despite severe wounds he refused to withdraw. He rushed an enemy machine-gun post single-handed, killed the entire crew and turned the gun on the enemy. Later, with two others, he attacked another enemy machine-gun post, and succeeded in putting the gun out of action. Cpl. Miner then rushed single-handed an enemy bombing post, bayoneting two of the garrison and puttting the remainder to flight. He was mortally wounded in the performance of this gallant deed."

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