Military Cross (Oct. 1, 1917, Mar. 7, 1918).
For conspicuous gallantry and and devotion to duty in leading his company into the enemy’s position and remaining there for over an hour. The machine-gun fire met with was most intense, but he was able gradually to withdraw his company and establish touch with the flanks. He did splendid work re-organising and consolidating the position under very heavy machine-gun fire.