|HISTORY OF THE CORNWALL CHEESE AND BUTTER BOARD|
On these two occasions, as O. C., he took his Battalion and held the line when the situation had become decidedly critical, first at Cambrai, in November, 1917, and again during March, 1918, when the big German offensive was on. While in France he constructed concrete machine gun emplacements on the front of Dixmude for the Belgian army that added much to the effectiveness of the defence.
While naturally a busy man as Commanding Officer of the Battalion, he found time to invent and subsequently have brought into general use a narrow gauge truck for handling light and heavy field pieces. In June, 1918, after having been promoted to his present rank, he was recalled to England on special service with the Imperials and was engaged in important staff work up to the time of the signing of the armistice. Since his return to Canada, in company with the members of his family, General Hervey has occupied his beautiful residence on his farm near Lancaster, where he has deservedly been the recipient of many hearty congratulations.
Farm Buildings of Brigadier-General C. L. Hervey, D.S.O.
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