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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.
ADAMS, 2/Lieutenant Arthur Marston ... ... ... ... ... 9/Liverpool
E. of LE VERGIER, 4/5 May, 1917. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion when in charge of reconnoitring patrols and raiding parties, frequently under hazardous conditions. On one occasion he entered an enemy sap, capturing prisoners, and returning without a casualty.