Victorian D.S.O. with bar for the Great War 6th Iniskilling Dragoons and commanding 6th Dragoons in the Great War and later 6th Cavalry Brigade, both fine action awards. Having in the action at Lake Chrissie, October 1900 found himself riding alongside Commandant Smuts though by then shot through the thigh and unfortunately unarmed. Bar commanding his cavalry brigade in the line at the desperate rearguard action at St. Quentin 22-23 March, 1918
D.C.M. Defence of Mafeking group Beachuanaland Rifles, commended for gallantry at Mafeking (wounded) for the defence against the Boer attack on the Baralongs, mentioned and wounded in the action at Wolmaransstadt in 1901 and lastly mentioned for a third time early 1902 for marked gallantry at Kleinfontein, 24/10/1901, in collecting men and carrying messages under heavy fire
D.C.M. (VR), 1. Yorks. & Lancs. group Superb Pieters Hill 27/02/1900, group. Commended by Colonel Kitchener under whose observation and under heavy fire took the battalion maxim gun up the hill whilst under heavy fire and coming up to the rear of one of the Boer trenches poured a heavy fire into it clearing it of the enemy
Distinguished Service Medal and MID (White Sea) group AM2 RNAS, with superb original documents and photos, both award for anti submarine patrols, who survived being lost at sea for six days in May 1917 kept afloat by a seaplane float. Later commissioned 2.Lieut. and WW2 as Squadron Leader.
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