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WHITEAWAY, Major Edward George Lang 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.

WHITEAWAY, Major Edward George Lang ... ... ... 5/Yorkshire L.I.

Awarded 1st January, 1918.

BAR TO M.C.

VAUL, 29 & 30 August, 1918. He taped out a position for assembly in advance of our positions under heavy machine-gun and shell fire, and though wounded did not desist from his work until it was completed. His gallant devotion to duty ensured the success of the start of next day's operations.


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