Robert Cook and F. Bennett, two Simcoe members of Norfolk's Third
Contingent, arrived home her on Saturday night.
Pte. Cook has many honorable
scars and is slated for six months in a convalescent hospital. He
served six months in the trenches and at the end of that time was
terribly wounded by shrapnel. Since then he has spent months in
Pte. Bennett is suffering from
shell shock. He was buried for an hour by the force of a high
explosive and had to be dug out.
Major C. E. Innes, Major W.
Heath and Captain H. C. Newcombe, all former members of the 133rd
Battalion, arrived in Simcoe yesterday. The officers were ordered