Another member of 68th Battery that was awarded with the Military Medal prior to joining the Battery.
Acting Bombardier Allen Erastus Hagar, MM was awarded the Military Medal during his posting with 5th Brigade Canadian Field Artillery on 6 October 1916. His citation reads,"For conspicuous good service and devotion to duty when in charge of the forward Battery wires, maintaining splendid communications from the observing station to the Battery under continuous shell fire. Although communication was repeatedly broken they were repaired and communication was re-established by this Gunner in very short time, despite the heavy enemy barrages.
He has been twice wounded during these operations but remained at duty."
Check out the Military Medal page here.
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