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ADAMS, 2/Lieutenant Oliver Haynes , M.C.

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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.

University of London Officers Training Corps  index - former cadet.

ADAMS, 2/Lieutenant Oliver Haynes ... ... ... ... ... R.G.A.

WESTHOEK, 16/17 August, 1917. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as Forward Observing Officer. Having established an observation post, he went repeatedly through heavy barrages to get information. In addition to this he displayed the utmost gallantry and disregard of personal danger in rendering first aid to wounded infantry men and placing them in a trench for safety before sending up stretcher-bearers.

MILITARY CROSS.
ADAMS, 2ND Lt. Oliver Haynes, R.G.A. (S.R.) ? For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as forward observing officer. Having established an observation post, he went repeatedly through heavy barrages to get information. In addition to this, he displayed the utmost gallantry and disregard of personal danger in rendering first-aid to wounded infantrymen and placing them in a trench for safety before sending up stretcher-bearers. — Gazettes, 26 September 1917 and 9 January 1918.

Adams, Lt. Oliver Haynes, R.A.F, : R. School of Mines* F, March 17 to November 18: M.C.