June 8th 1918 at Neuville-Vitasse, France. After an intense artillery barrage, Corporal Joseph Kaeble of the 22e Battalion (Canadien-Francais), C.E.F realized he was the lone survivor of his Lewis gun-section.
As the strong German raid advanced towards his post, Corporal Kaeble jumped over the parapet with his Lewis gun, emptying one magazine after another into the enemy. Although hit several times, he continued firing, blocking the enemy advance. Eventually he fell back into his trench, mortally wounded, and discharged his last cartridges at the now retreating Germans.
He died of his wounds during the night, and was awarded posthumous Victoria Cross for his actions.