Source: Per promotion of Gray, regimental number 54155.
54273 C./S./M. C. Allan, Infy.
After the officers of his company had become casualties he showed great leadership in keeping the men together and pushing the attack home. On the way he led a small party against a strong post, which was obstructing the advance, killing several and capturing 15 prisoners. His untiring energy and initiative were a great asset to the men of his company.