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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.
WEAVER, Capt. Frederick ... ... ... ... ... ... 22/London
BOURLON WOOD, 30th November to 2nd December, 1917. When his company was heavily shelled and gassed during a period of four days, by his personal example and disregard of danger he constantly rallied his men. His determined efforts helped materially in maintaining the position.