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WHITE, 2/Lieutenant John Broadwood 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.

WHITE, 2/Lieutenant John Broadwood ... ... .. ... ... 7/London

During the advance from BRAY to LICRAMONT, 22nd August to 6th September, 1918. For conspicuous gallantry as intelligence officer. On many occasions he was called upon to make difficult and dangerous reconnaissances, which he invariably carried out with extreme capability.