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Photograph of William Hall with his military medals
William Hall, born in 1825 in Summerville, Nova Scotia received the Victoria Cross, the highest British military award for bravery.
Source: Trials and triumphs : the story of African-Canadians
Lawrence Hill -- Toronto : Umbrella Press, c1993. -- 62 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 27 cm. -- ISBN 1895642019. -- P. 54
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