Letter From Capt. Lalor
The following letter explains itself. The writer, Capt. Lalor was a young man from Muskoka, and we were immediately acquainted with his father. In Mr. Morgan's pocket-book were the photos of Mrs. Morgan and Mrs. (Capt.) Robinson, and some other photos. But what enabled Capt. Lalor to forward the pocket-book was the Masonic certificate which it contained. This certificate is printed on parchment, in English, French, and German and is signed by Mr. Sutcliffe, Master, and Mr. E. Monaghan by Capt. Lalor, who also is a Freemason.
First Canadian Infantry Brigad
France, 24, 6, '15
Secty. Lodge No 472, A.F. & A.M,
New Liskeard, Ont.
Dear Sir & Bro.-
The enclosed pocket book was taken from the body of Lieut. Morgan by a burial party from our brigade. The body was given a Christian burial, and all was done that possibly could be done under the awful shell fire that the party was subjected to.
I was not with the party at the time, but this book was given to me some time after. Kindly extend my sympathy to his family, and we all know that he died in a just cause.
(Sgd.) W.J.A. LALOR, Capt.