For conspicuous gallantry when making a special reconnaissance.

Owing to clouds, he crossed the lines at 1,500 ft., and, seeing signs of movement in a particular locality, he came down to 800 ft in order to get a better view.

He recrossed the lines at 500 ft with very valuable information under heavy fire from rifles, machine guns, anti-aircraft guns and field guns.

His engine and machine were badly damaged by the enemy’s fire.

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