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Alma Russell Letters

Letters of British Columbia men on active service with Canadian and British Expeditionary Forces, 1914-1918. Learn more.

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No. 11, January 11th, 1917.

Para. 2


Ext. R.O. 5/1/17.

The General Officer Commanding has much pleasure in publishing the following list of rewards which have been conferred upon Officers, non-commissioned Officers and men of the 1st Canadian Division for services in the war:-

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ORDER Major J.A. MacDonell, 1st Canadian Pioneer Battalion.

MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES Major J.A. MacDonell, 1st Canadian Pioneers. Major J.C. Craig, 1st Canadian Pioneers. Lieut. F.J. Campbell, 1st Canadian Pioneers.

MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL 154001 Q.M. Sgt. W.G. Campbell, 1st Canadian Pioneer Bn.


154078 Sgt. E.O. Allen, 1st Canadian Pioneers.

(For instructions re Investitures see Para. 3 Battalion Orders No.11, January 11th, 1917.)

J. Duff Stuart CAPTAIN AND ADJUTANT 1st Canadian Pioneer Battalion.

BC Archives, MS-1901 Box 1 File 2 / RUSSELL, Alma M., 1873-1964. Victoria; librarian. / Selected letters and a photograph from Sergeant Harry Octavius Allen, 1917.

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