For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty while in command of his squadron.

He had to cross an open space swept by machine-gun fire in order to reinforce his regiment.

On attempting the crossing the enemy opened also a heavy artillery fire when 50 per cent of the squadron fell, but he rallied his men with great determination and led them to their position.

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