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The Military Cross was instituted as a Decoration on December 28th, 1914, to
reward Distinguished Services rendered by Officers of certain ranks in the army
in time of war. Bars may be added for additional acts of gallantry. Since August
1st, 1918, it has, like the D.S.O., been awarded for "services in action" only.
NORMAN, 2/Lieutenant Sigurd Oswald ... ... ... 19/Notts & Derby (M.G.C.)
FEUCHY CHAPEL, l0th April, 1917. He fought his tank with the greatest skill and energy, locating and silencing several enemy machine guns, and later, unsupported, he passed through the enemy lines and dealt with many targets.
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