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Canadian WWI Military Cross and Bar awarded to: Captain George Watson Anderson, 25th Battalion, Nova Scotia Rifles

Military Cross with second award bar in box of issue.

War and Victory medals with Oak leafs officially named to: CAPT. G.W. ANDERSON

Miniture matching set, button, Canada shoulder flash and mounted Canadian coin.

Military Cross, London Gazette Sept. 24th 1918


Capt. George Watson Anderson, Infy.

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in a raid, previous to which he had reconnoitred the enemy's front and laid his plans with great judgment.  On the night he gallantly led his party forward to the objective, accounted for several of the enemy, besides capturing three officers, three other ranks, and a machine-gun.  He then supervised the withdrawal, being the last to leave.  His coolness and leadership were an example to all.

Bar to Military Cross, London Gazette January 11 1919

Capt. George Watson Anderson, M.C., 25th Bn., Nova Scotia R., Can. Infy.

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  As Adjutant this officer gave great assistance to his commanding officer, skilfully leading the headquarters company through heavy barrages.  He also made several valuable reconnaissances under machine-gun fire, showing complete disregard of danger whenever duty was involved.  (M.C. gazetted 24th September, 1918).

Mentioned in Despatches London Gazette December 28th 1917

Product Code: EM2958

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