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president. Member of the Hospital Board, 1914-15-16. Past president Sons of England. Chairman of the Health and Relief Board, City Council. Played Rugby for Regina, 1910. Past Master local Masonic Lodge. Grand Pursuivant, Grand Lodge A.F. and A.M., Saskatchewan. Anglican. Address, Weyburn.

 

LAWS: Colonel Burnett, D.S.O., - farmer, Lloydminster. Came to Canada, 1899, to Regina. Joined N.W.M.P., April 10th; stationed various posts. Was at Fort McLeod, when he joined the expeditionary force for South Africa, December 25th, 1899; was with the 1st S.M.R.'s; saw much service, returning to Canada 12th April, 1901, and rejoined Police Force. August of that year found him in the Yukon. He left the force in 1904, taking discharge with non-commissioned rank after five years service; came to Edmonton and later to Lloydminster, where he homesteaded and purchased land, with his brothers, to-day farming 800 acres. Col. Laws joined the Canadian Militia in 1908, as sgt., on organization of 22nd Sask. Light Horse; 1909, capt. and adj. until 1914 ; on the outbreak of the Great War Col. Laws joined up at local headquarters and carried on instructional work until receiving appointment, December 1st, 1914, as capt. and adj. 1st C.M.R.'s. Overseas, June, 1915. France, 22nd September, 1915, and joined the forces on the Ypres front. Won his majority and became second in command of battalion, 2nd June, 1916; was at Hooge, Sanctuary Wood. Was through the Somme, Vimy, Paschendaele and the "Last Hundred Days," Amiens, Arras; awarded the D.S.O. for conspicuous gallantry. Was twice mentioned in Sir Douglas Haig's despatches; promoted lieut.-col., Droquort-Queant line. Canal Du Nord, Cambrai, Mons. His battalion had for its objective, on the 8th August, Hangard, which they took under stiff opposition; awarded the Croix-de-Guerre for the "Last Hundred Days" which was presented by the general commanding 47th French Division. The Armistice found him

 

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