In hon­our of the Vic­to­ria Cross

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - CANADA -

A boy watches as RCMP mem­bers stand guard at the Tomb of the Un­known Soldier, Sun­day in Ot­tawa. The RCMP is guard­ing the Na­tional War Me­mo­rial to mark the an­niver­sary of the date Sgt. Arthur Richard­son earned the Vic­to­ria Cross. Richard­son was the first soldier to be awarded the Vic­to­ria Cross for ac­tions com­mit­ted while serv­ing with a Cana­dian unit un­der Bri­tish com­mand.

ADRIAN WYLD/THE CANA­DIAN PRESS

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