For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during a hostile attack upon his position.

He went from post to post, under severe shell fire, superintending the work of the machine guns and making special dispositions against the assault.

Previous to this he had carried out several dangerous daylight reconnaissances, under hostile observation, to enable him to place his guns.

His gallantry and disregard of danger were a very fine example to his men.

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