Image of Arthur Jack in uniform, taken in 1917. He was the son of John and Edith Jack (Née Dalby), and was the father of Locklan, Ian, Colin and Arthur Jr.Arthur was a soldier in the First World War - note the puttees (strips wrapped around his leg bandage). Regimental #250042, Private A.B. Jack, Canadian Expeditionary Force 4th army on 18 August 1918 accompanied by Pte. I.D. Ross on a routine patrol near Hammonwood, France came upon 43 German soldiers manning 5 machine guns. Jack and Ross captured this outpost, destroyed the machine guns and took the German soldiers prisoners.For this action Jack and Ross were both awarded the Military Medal (second highest award for gallantry in combat), on 11 October 1918. Pte. Ross was later killed in action.