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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.
VAUGHAN, Lieut. Edwin Stephen C. ... ... ... 8/Royal Warwick
LANDRECIES, 4th November, 1918. During the attack he displayed great courage and determination. In face of strong opposition he led his men forward to their objective, resulting in the capture of the bridge across the canal before the enemy could destroy it. Later, during the advance towards MAROILLES, 5/6 November, he again did good work.
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