100 Years Ago: Private Robert Logue Awarded Military Medal

The Intelligencer July 17, 1917 (page 2)

“Military Medal For Bravery. For outstanding bravery in attending wounded comrades under shell fire during the battle of the Somme, Pte. R. Logue, who left Belleville with the 39th Battalion, June 24, 1915, was awarded the Military Medal.

Pte. Logue’s decoration has just been received from the Canadian Record Office at London, England, by his aunt, Mrs. Robert Stewart, 16 East Moira Street.

Pte. Logue’s mother is Mrs. John Logue, who is at present visiting in Buffalo. He has two brothers in uniform. Gunner Fred Logue, with the Canadian Horse Artillery in France and Pte. Leo Logue with the 235th Battalion in training in England. An other brother, Walter Logue of Oshawa, tried to enlist, but was not accepted.”