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ADAMS, Lieut. Wilfred Carne , 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.

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.