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WW1 Military Medal to 10th Battalion Canadian Infantry for 1st day of Battle of Vimy Ridge to Norwegian

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WW1 Military Medal to 10th Bn Canadian Infantry for Vimy Ridge. 9th April, 1917, to a Norwegian

21264 L. Cpl. T.A. Markusson. 10 Can.Inf.

EF

For conspicuous bravery and distinguished conduct. On the 9th April 1917, in the LABYRINTHE SECTOR, while waiting for the barrage to lift off the first objective he assembled his men and used the time at his disposal to dress and care for the wounded. His section was among the first to reach the second objective and was exceptionally well organised although it has suffered several casualties. His work was of the highest order.

With service file, attested Valcartier Sept 23rd 1914 giving occupation as Carpenter. Born Wesmelmena, Norway. Originally served with 11th Bn. Wounded April 13th, 1917 at Vimy Ridge.