Attack on EZRA FORT on 18th June 1941.

For organising, carrying out and personally leading, although wounded during his reconnaissance, a bold plan which might have failed but for his undaunted courage and coolness in the face of heavy enemy fire.

His order had to be given in English, French and Arabic and were perfectly understood by all.

PL Wilson
Colonel
Commanding Trans-Jordan Frontier Force

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