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Date: September 17th 1915
Campbellford Herald

Sergt. Gardiner Got 600 Germans

The Campbellford Herald says:

'Word has been received on the M.G.S. of the 2nd Battalion that Sergeant Gardiner is a prisoner in Germany and wounded. This is the Sergt that played such an important part with Machine guns at St. Julien and was recommended by our C.O. for the V.C. under Capt. Hodge. He had three guns in the building that Captain Hooper and Lieut Doxsee were in and accounted for 600 Germans. He got out of the building all O.K. with only a slight wound in the head but in the retirement he was wounded again, then destroying the gun he had in his possession he was soon captured. 'If Oshawa could turn out one Battalion of men like Sergt. Gardiner, they could trim six battalions of Germans is the tribute paid to Sergt. Gardiner by a fellow officer. All Campbellford boys are well.'