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WILTON, 2/Lieutenant Ralph Antrobus 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.

WILTON, 2/Lieutenant Ralph Antrobus ... ... ... ... i5/Royal Warwick

ROCLINCOURT, 22nd May, 1916. For conspicuous gallantry when in charge of a raiding party. He led his men, under heavy fire, to within twelve yards of the enemy parapet, and though struck down he continued to urge his men forward.