Capt. David D. Gunton, Ptes.
J. W. McCarthy and
C. Maxwell, of the 58th Battalion, shared in
the welcome extended to the battalion in Toronto on Sunday and came
to Simcoe in the evening, when friends and relatives met the 8.31
radial car to greet them.
Capt. Gunton is one of the
three original officers on the 53th Battalion, and looks in fine
trim after his duties in the battle region. He returned to Toronto
Pte. Fred Slade of Simcoe,
and Pte. H. W. Claringbold of Courtland, both of the 2nd Mounted
Rifles, have returned, and John R. Darling has also landed in
One soldier for Delhi who
came in Sunday evening on the last car was so anxious to get to his
home that he refused all offers of hospitality for the night and set
off on a 12-mile walk to get to his home.