Major Sir Frederick Banting M.C., war hero

Remembrance Day is a day to remember the heroes and heroines who put their lives at stake to defend what we hold most dear. Although Frederick Banting is often remembered for his discovery of insulin, he is not as frequently acknowledged as a war hero. Banting served in both the First and Second World Wars. […]

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Welcome to the Banting House Blog! In the early hours of a late October morning in 1920, Frederick Banting woke from a fitful sleep and wrote down 25 words that ultimately led to the discovery of insulin. Today, the house where he conceived that idea has been turned into a museum honouring the life of […]