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    London 1918, the Armistice and Gallantry research

    Search the historical London street directory, and London pub history site including early street addresses in London through the Victorian pub history of London. This search engine is not brilliant, try address searches in the main google search to get better results. Searches on people names do appear to work, I think. Let me know!

    VINCENT, 2/Lieutenant Cecil Richard Causabon M.C.

    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.

    VINCENT, 2/Lieutenant Cecil Richard Causabon ... ... ... ... 18/London

    Near BOURLON, 30th November, 1917. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.
    He was in command of a company holding the line against an enemy attack, and showed the greatest courage and resource under heavy shell fire. He organised his command with great ability in critical circumstances, and set a fine example to his men.