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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. Wilfred Carne ... ... ... ... 2/Royal Berks
ARRAS, 17th March, 1917. During a raid on the enemy's trenches he handled his men in
a most gallant manner, and was largely responsible for the success of the raid. Later he assisted in rescuing a wounded officer.