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Date: 1916
Newspaper Article

Daring Rescue of Wounded Officer

The Canadian Eyewitness, in his report published herewith, says:
A reconnaissance of the German wire was being made by Lieut. G. E. B. Platt and Private Lambert of a Toronto battalion.
. . . . Eventually the officer was seriously hit. Private Lambert carried him to the shelter of a shell hole and crawled back to our trenches for assistance. Company Sergt.-Major Harvey and Sergt. Notingham volunteered to attempt the rescue. Guided by Private Lambert, they succeeded in reaching the spot where the Lieutenant lay. By this time the enemy’s fire had increased in intensity, but between them the three men carried the wounded officer back to our trenches.

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