London 1918, the Armistice and Gallantry research

WITCOMBE, Capt. Charles Edward 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.

WITCOMBE, Capt. Charles Edward ... ... ... ... 2/Gloucester

Awarded 1st January, 1917.

BAR TO M.C.
Awarded 1st January, 1919.