forrest, h.

Captain, 7th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment

Military Cross (Apr. 2, Dec. 10, 1919).

On the night of October 6, 1918, near Fressies, information’s received that the enemy had withdrawn from the railway. He was ordered to send out a strong patrol at once to take up a position commanding the railway. This he succeeded in accomplishing under heavy fire. On October 9, during the advance through Abancourt, he lead his company with marked skill and dash, and eventually took up a forward position under difficult circumstances.