2706 Pte MURPHY, JSFor conspicuous good service in the field.
6608 Pte NEVIN, RJFor gallantry near Zandvoorde, on 26th of October, 1914, in assisting a wounded comrade out of action under heavy shell fire.
H/45423 RSM PITCHFORTH, RPHe has performed the duties of regimental serjeant-major since November 1914, in a conscientious manner. During operations, he has repeatedly displayed great coolness and a total disregard for danger. On the 9th of August 1918, at Meharicourt, he was in charge of the led horses and behaved with great presence of mind under shell fire and aircraft bombs.
H/3636 Sgt SEXTON, WCFor conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in collecting men together and helping to organise the defence under heavy fire after his squadron leader had been killed, thus enabling the position to be held against a strong hostile attack.
H/45427 SSM SIMPSON, JTFor conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when it was entirely due to his coolness and courage that a position was held and the enemy’s advance arrested through his action with a Hotchkiss rifle.
H/45515 Sgt WALKINGTON, FFor conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when with a patrol which had been completely cut off. In the dash for escape he steadied the leading men, whilst the officer brought up the rear, and, although exposed to fire at 150 yards, he successfully extracted the patrol. Again, he took up ammunition to hard-pressed infantry at a critical moment when others failed to do so. He did this without a guide and under heavy fire, returning safely to his squadron, and his action was only just in time, ammunition being nearly exhausted.

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