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Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Todd Road
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Street Name: Todd Road
Name of Veteran: Norman Kelsoe Todd
Rank: Lieutenant, Navigating Officer
Ship Served: HMS Ajax
Date of Service on Ship: 1939
Year of Visit/Dedication: n/a
Veteran or Family Visit: n/a
Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes
Died at Battle: No

Norman received the Distinguished Service Cross award for his actions during the Battle of the River Plate. In the Daily Herald of February 23, 1940 he is listed as a recipient of this award for having "carried out navigating duties with the utmost coolness and accuracy throughout the action".
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8610129099537 Longitude: -79.0623628414917
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Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Todd Road


Street Name: Todd Road
Name of Veteran: Norman Kelsoe Todd
Rank: Lieutenant, Navigating Officer
Ship Served: HMS Ajax
Date of Service on Ship: 1939
Year of Visit/Dedication: n/a
Veteran or Family Visit: n/a
Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes
Died at Battle: No

Norman received the Distinguished Service Cross award for his actions during the Battle of the River Plate. In the Daily Herald of February 23, 1940 he is listed as a recipient of this award for having "carried out navigating duties with the utmost coolness and accuracy throughout the action".