For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.

He led his patrol with marked skill and determination, and having posted sentries at cross roads he went forward with a small party, himself crawling to within a few yards of the enemy’s wire in bright moonlight and establishing the fact that the trenches were strongly held at the point of their junction with the road.

His ability, initiative and indifference to danger are always so strongly marked that his presence with any patrol is of inestimable value.

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