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12 November 1917

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  • More than 100 people gather at Dwyer’s Hall in Lewis Ponds to welcome home Sam Spicer from the front and present him with an 18 carat gold medal. Welcome to Corporal SA Spicer
  • Robert Claude Pearce of Rosedale is awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Sergeant RC Pearce DCM
  • The Italian retreat from Caporetto ends; British and French troops help establish a new front along the River Piave in northern Italy