For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.

In command of a mounted squadron, he carried out several most difficult reconnaissances and gained very valuable information, enabling forces to be brought up at the right time and place to prevent hostile advances.

Later, when the situation was extremely critical, he took command of elements of infantry, organised their defences, and it was largely due to his gallantry and resource that the enemy advance was completely stopped.

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