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WAKELY, 2/Lieutenant Arthur Day 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.

WAKELY, 2/Lieutenant Arthur Day ... ... ... ... 2/South Lancashire

WYTSCHAETE RIDGE, 7th June, 1917. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in commanding his company after his company commander was wounded, and enveloping and capturing two enemy machine guns which were holding up our advance. He afterwards went forward through a barrage and captured seven prisoners in a dug-out. He then reorganised his company, which was mixed up with other troops, and pushed forward, showing fine judgment and leadership throughout.

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