bache, f. e. l.

Captain, South Staffordshire Regiment, Territorial Force

Military Cross (July 26, 1918).

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in command of his company and later of the battalion, when his C.O. became a casualty. He made a personal reconnaissance, when the situation was obscure, getting within 15 yards of the enemy, and later extricated his battalion from a difficult position without loss.