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eMedals-Memorial Cross to the Canadian Foresty Corps

Item: C1494

Memorial Cross to the Canadian Foresty Corps

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Memorial Cross to the Canadian Foresty Corps

Memorial Cross to the Canadian Foresty Corps - Canadian Memorial Cross, G.V.R., the reverse officially inscribed, ‘1036145 Pte. L. La Fortune’, very fine. Footnote:  Private Lorenzo La Fortune, born Gatione Point, Quebec, enlisted after working as a carpenter in July 1916. After serving in the field with the Canadian Forestry Corps, suffered from the onset of cerebro-spinal meningitis on March 23rd 1917. La Fortune died on 13 September 1917, aged 34 years, and was buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey; sold with copied service papers.
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