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From YouTube: Commemorative plaque unveiling in Hillingdon


A commemorative blue plaque was unveiled in Hillingdon on 17 February 2011 to mark the birthplace of First World War hero Cecil John Kinross VC (1896-1957), who was born in Harefield before moving to Alberta, Canada when he was 16. He was awarded the Victoria Cross by King George V at the age of 21 for courageous action at the Battle of Passchendaele in October 1917. Read more at