London history over 2000 years

London history over 2000 years

JACKSON, 2/Lieutenant Stewart Spiers 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.

JACKSON, 2/Lieutenant Stewart Spiers ... ... ... ... ... 6/ Worcester

LA VACqUERIE, 3rd December, 1917. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When sent up with reinforcements to a post which was almost surrounded by the enemy he led his men through heavy rifle and machine-gun fire. He went forward alone to reconnoitre the best means of approach, and by his coolness and courage succeeded in bringing timely assistance to the garrison of the post.

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