For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.

He rallied a number of scattered men and took them under his command into the firing line, where he brought an effective fire to bear and inflicted heavy loss on the enemy, who were advancing.

Although his men suffered many casualties and he himself was wounded, the advance was completely stopped.

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