I had the honour of being presented the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal on December 29, 2012. In a surprise twist, I found myself standing beside another recipient whom I hadn’t seen in almost thirty nine years. The last time we were together was the event that sparked my writing the book As You Were: The Tragedy at Valcartier. Indeed George was mentioned in the book. To cap it off, the man who pinned the medals on our chest, was Charles Gutta, our former company sergeant-major. It was indeed an emotional reunion.
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