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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, Lieut. Berthold ... ... ... 25/Northumberland Fusiliers
POELCAPPELLE, 13th to 16th October, 1917. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion
to duty in reorganising his company, having frequently to go over the top from shell hole to shell hole exposed to the enemy's snipers. He went out and bandaged several wounded who were lying in the open, and remained with his company although wounded.