Medal & Mortality index
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.
ADAIR, Temp. Lt. Eric Pearson, R.E. ? For valuable services rendered in connection with the War. — Gazette, 1 January 1918.
Adair, Capt. Eric Pearson, R.E. ? F. July 16 to November 1917 ; Italy November 1917 to March 1918 ; F. March 1918 (wounded) : M.C.