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Date: 1916
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A reconnaissance of the German wire was being made by Lieut. G. E. B. Platt and Private Lambert, of a Toronto battalion. At frequent intervals heavy machine gun fire from the hostile trenches swept the area. 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.

Lieut. Jackson, Scout Sergt. Walters and Scouts Brown and Street, of a Vancouver battalion, when out on patrol, entered a disused trench and proceeded along it for some distance. Presently a strong German patrol was observed advancing. Almost at the same moment the enemy sighted our men. Without hesitation our patrol attacked with bombs and the Germans beat a hasty retreat.

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