Captain Christopher Patrick John O'Kelly of the 52nd Canadian Infantry Battalion was awarded the Victoria Cross during the Battle of Passchendaele. It is on the far left, with its purple ribbon. On 26 October 1917, Captain O'Kelly led his company, continually under heavy fire, over 1,000 metres to capture enemy positions. His company captured six German strong points that held ten machine-guns and took 100 enemy prisoners. The other medals, from left to right, are: the Military Cross, the British War Medal 1914-1920, and the Victory Medal 1914-1919.
Tilston Memorial Collection of Canadian Military Medals