William Henry Metcalf Photo

William Henry Metcalf

Born: Jan 29, 1894

Death: Aug 8, 1968

Birthplace: Waite

Profession: Soldier

Nationality: Canada

William Henry Metcalf

Date of Birth : Jan 29, 1894
Date of Death : Aug 8, 1968
Birth Place : Waite

William Henry Metcalf VC, MM & Bar was a Canadian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Though born in the United States, Metcalf is also considered Canadian since he joined the Canadian Expeditionary Force in 1914. He is one of only six Americans to receive the Victoria Cross.


  • Soldier

Awards Won

  • Victoria Cross
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