Bombardier John Markham McLane DCM was attested into the Vancouver Volunteer Reserve, Boorman's Battery on 8 October 1915. He served overseas with the 3rd Canadian Division Ammunition Column where he was recognized for his act of gallantry. His citation reads:
During a bombardment by aircraft at night the wagon lines were heavily bombed a number of casualties being caused to personnel and horses. This driver organized rescue parties and sent for ambulances. For more than an hour the place was bombed the work of rescue being made more dangerous by the explosion of a dump. His coolness and organizing ability inspired those with him and saved many lives.
Bombardier McLane's nominal roll entry is recorded here and his obituary has been posted to the 1950 Yearbook here.
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