For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when on patrol.

He came under heavy rifle and machine-gun fire, but remained in touch with the enemy all day, displaying great coolness and initiative and sending back most valuable information.

It was due to his gallantry that a trooper, whose horse had been shot, was able to rejoin the patrol.

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