DELHI SOLDIER BACK
Friday evening Arthur
Wilson returned home from overseas. Mr. Wilson enlisted with
the 133rd and was in training at Delhi as long as the boys
After going overseas he
was transferred to the machine gun corps, and was awarded a
medal by King George for an outstanding act of courage.
The morning of 12 Nov
1917 in the vacinity of Passchendaele, a machine gun of centre
battery "A" group mounted in an open placement, was
buried by shellfire.
Pte. Wilson, on his own
initiative and under heavy shell fire, dug out the gun, made a
new emplacement to cover the same field of fire, and got the
gun into action again.
During this work, Pte.
Wilson received a painful wound in the hand, which he did not
have dressed until he had finished the emplacement and put his
gun into action.
In additions to this
outstanding act of courage, Pte. Wilson has already shown
great bravery, continually volunteering for particularly
-- Delhi Reporter.