Service Details
Name:
MacNAUGHTON
Given Name:
ROSS
Initials:
R
Rank:
Lieutenant
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Regiment:
Veterans Guard of Canada
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Date of Death:
1946-07-04
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Cause of Death:
Died on active service
Decorations:
D C M
Citations:
DCM earned with 4 Bn. CEF att'd Malamute Coy. in North Russia in WW1. LG 27 May 1919 - "For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty at Nacoviste on Feb. 19th, 1919, while in command of a Lewis gun. He advanced over most difficult country through deep snow under enemy fire. Owing mainly to his judgment and skill the village was cleared of snipers. Later he seized a sleigh and drove his crew over 800 yards of open ice against a strong enemy position. By his courage and quickness in handling his gun the enemy resistance was overcome without loss."
Additional
Information:
Husband of Sadie MacNaughton, of Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa.
Commemoration
Country:
Canada
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Locality:
Alberta
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Cemetery:
EDMONTON CEMETERY, Alberta
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Grave Reference:
Block 5. Sub. Div. P. Grave 12.

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