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Hall William Nelson
William Nelson Hall was the first black person, first Nova Scotian, and third Canadian to receive the Victoria Cross. He received the medal for his actions in the Siege of Lucknow.
Hall was born at Horton Bluff, Nova Scotia, in 1827 as the son of Jacob and Lucy Hall, who had escaped American slave owners in Maryland and were brought to freedom in... More...
Canada, 2010, William Hall