hopkins, e. l.

Lieutenant, Acting Captain, 6th Battalion, attached 2nd Battalion, Worcester Regiment

Bar to Military Cross (Mar. 8, Oct. 4, 1919).

During the operations, October 22-3, 1918, up to the capture of Englefontaine, he commanded the leading company with great skill and daring, maintained communication with units of another division on his flank, and kept his commanding officer informed of the situation, Although shaken by the near explosion of a gas shell, he remained at duty, led his company in the attack, killed several of the enemy with his revolver, and supervised the consolidation and establishment of communication when the village had been captured.