Pte. F.B. Garlick arrived home Friday night on a visit to his wife and family. He was given two weeks “leave” upon arrival in Kingston. At the end of that period he will return to the convalescent home in that city for further treatment to his knee. He looks well and has every hope of recovery.
The ship upon which Pte. Garlick came over brought 675 men and arrived on Mar. 7th at Quebec. It was the first hospital ship to come to Canada and was just eleven days making the voyage. The boat reached Halifax on March 1rst where they were snow bound for twenty-four hours During the interval the Halifax citizens committee brought on board several barrels of apples and oranges, grapes, cigarettes tobacco which they distributed to the men. Four of the men were from the Peter-boro district and upon arrival there Mayor Duffus met them at the depot and took them to their several destination in his car.
Mar 22, 1917 NR