Royal Canadian Legion Past President's Medal to a Military Medal Winner, 25th Bn (Nova Scotia) CEF
Engraved Lauchlin A. MacLean M.M.
N.S. Branch #3
With research File including service papers. Temp. Lt. 5/11/1918. Rose to the Rank of Major in the Cape Breton Highlanders and was awarded Efficiency Medal 1937.
Military Medal awarded 10/4/1918, also Mentioned in Despatches. Wounded 1916.
Citation for M.M. "For gallantry and devotion to duty. Although subject to machine-gun fire and heavy bombing, he entered a house occupied by a strong enemy party and engaged them in a hand-to-hand fight, killing two and wounding athird. He followed two men who ran into a cellar and bombed them, and generally gave throughout the attack the most gallant assistance to his officer. His coolness, courage and disregard od danger assisted in the successful outcome of the attack".