For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.

He was sent forward to obtain information on the progress of an attack.

Under heavy shell fire, he worked his way up to the most advanced position gained, where the enemy was making a counter-attack.

He sent back the most useful information from time to time and returned with a very full and clear account of the situation, which was of the greatest value.

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