Tank engagement at SIDI REZEGH on 21.11.41. Conspicuous coolness and gallantry when Commanding ‘C’ Squadron, 7th Hussars.

This officer had two tanks destroyed under him. He mounted a third tank and went forward and under heavy fire at close range assisted in dragging out his wounded 2ic from a tank and getting him away.

This officer has consistently proved himself an exceptionally courageous and brilliant leader.

Maj FRC Fosdick

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  4. Vehicle: Vickers-Armstrong Mk VIB light tank
  5. Vehicle: A10 Cruiser tank
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