- First World War (1914-1918)
- 1st Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders, British Army
- Awarded on:
- September 22nd, 1916
"For conspicuous gallantry. Captain Anderson was severely wounded in front of an enemy first line trench. He endeavoured to struggle on, but progress was impossible as one of his legs was broken. Nevertheless, although exposed to heavy fire, he continued to direct and encourage his men."