William Hall was the son of African American refugees who settled in Nova Scotia after the War of 1812. During the Indian Mutiny, Hall became the first Canadian winner of the naval Victoria Cross. He was the third Canadian to win the Victoria Cross.
Date: [ca. 1895]
Reference: C. Bruce Fergusson Nova Scotia Archives accession number 1980-030 negative number: N-852
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