Smith, Charles Denton: Service no. 739177 (Military Cross)

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London Gazette:  31266

For conspicuous gallantry and determination at  Frameries on 9th November, 1918. He led his platoon forward with such rapidity that he surprised a party of sappers, preparing to move up a road mine. Rushing forward, he shot the man who was in the act of igniting the fuse. The same evening he personally captured a machine gun, disposing of the crew.

London Gazette. Issue 31680. Page 15393. December 10, 1919.

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