Military Cross (Sept. 17, 1917).
During and after an assault upon enemy trenches, he led his company with great dash and skill, capturing both his objectives. Though hit in the head immediately afterwards, and in considerable pain, he insisted in carrying on with the consolidation, remaining with his company for two days until sent to the dressing station, much against his wish. His pluck and determination set a magnificent example to his men. He had previously done consistently good work.