“E” Squadron Is Rigged Up in Gala Dress
Incident at Cleve; First Experience With the Buzz-Bombs
Commanding “E” Squadron, Elgin Regiment
The boys of “E” Squadron really hopped on to that merchandise, organizing a very formal orchestra – every member in a dress suit and a topper.
I can still see several of those Elgins; George Hunter was perched on top of a horse, in all his formal regalia. He really made an impressive sight. Bill Morgan of Port Stanley had on a dress suit and top hat that partially fitted him and was playing an accordion. Two or three other boys were blowing lustily on saxophones and trumpets and trying to keep their toppers from falling off.
No Dish Washing
Buzz Bomb Worries
This strange machine later became known as a buzz-bomb, a German pilotless plane invention which carried a large amount of explosives. The squadron soon came to know them well, because they passed over day and night from then on. The men of “E” Squadron were glad to get to France where things were somewhat quieter.