Digitized Service Record
Source: “Duty Nobly Done” page 238.
Friends with Corporal Tanner, Henry (Harry) James: Service no. 195222 (Military Medal). Tanner wrote a letter to Sergeant Bertrand’s widow shortly after his death.
Group Photo – Standing on the left is 195821 Corporal, later Sergeant Percy Bertrand, 93rd O.S Battalion transferred to the 18th Battalion awarded the Military Medal 2/11/1917 and later Killed in Action 7/9/1918. Seated on the right 53444 Sergeant, later Lieutenant Wilfred A Cash 18th Battalion CEF, Killed in Action 10/10/1918. Source: CVWM
Source: Peterborough Exmaniner. March 23, 1917. Page 1.
Gravestone photograph contributed to 18th Battalion Facebook Group by Jim Sommerdyk. October 2017.
“Killed in Action” During Military Operations, this non-commissioned officer was hit by an enemy machine gun bullet, in the body, and instantly killed.