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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!

    WOOTTON, Lieut. Kenneth Edwin 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.

    WOOTTON, Lieut. Kenneth Edwin ... ... ... 10/London (Tank Corps)

    MARCOING, 20th November, 1917. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in attack. He went forward in the leading tank of his section and put several enemy machine guns out of action. It was due to his splendid initiative and determination that the infantry reached their objective with very few casualties.