- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Acting Captain
- No. 1 Commando, 168th Regimental Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, U.S. Army
- Awarded on:
- October 7th, 1943
- Awarded for:
- Operation Torch
In recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North Africa.
This officer conducted his Section throughout the Operation and displayed the highest standard of leadership at all times. During the period of the Operation after engaging the enemy with great effect he was ordered to withdraw his Secton. To do this he had to get them through a very heavy curtain of fire and in the process found some of his men who were wounded, and he personally attempted to extricate one of them and succeeded in getting him in to comparatively safe cover. Having done this he again went back to find out why another of his men had not withdrawn with his Section. He succeeded in finding this man and in bringing him safely in to the Section.
Recommended for Military Cross."