For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.

He pushed his guns out in front of the line held and kept them in action under very heavy machine-gun fire, although short of ammunition, only ceasing when he became aware that the troops behind him had withdrawn.

By his cheerfulness under all circumstances and absolute disregard of danger, he set a magnificent example to his men.

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