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With the Machine Gunners in France and Palestine

Lieut. A. J. M. Manson

Lieut. A. J. M. Manson.

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He showed great skill in successfully bringing into action four captured enemy guns, together with his own four guns. Later he displayed great gallantry in taking his section through the enemy's barrage and bringing them into action. The following day, although bruised and completely buried by the enemy shell fire, he displayed complete contempt of danger, placing his guns in a forward position. He had been severely wounded early in the operations, and his example had a splendid effect on the spirits of his men.

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