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WEST, Lieut. Richard Goy 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.

WEST, Lieut. Richard Goy ... ... ... ... 3/Grenadier Guards

HAMELINCOURT, 22nd August, 1918. For conspicuous gallantry with a patrol, when he made persistent attempts to penetrate the enemy defences. He located five machine guns and brought back valuable information. The next morning he led his platoon with great determination and captured the position. He was then wounded.

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