CRAWFORD Arthur Grant Ross
16282 Lieutenant, New Zealand Camel Corps
11873 Legion of Frontiersmen, New Zealand

CITATION
Military Cross
Gazetted 16 September 1918, p11054
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in action.   When the enemy made a determined assault and drove our men from their position he rallied the men, and with great courage and daring, led them back to the attack.  All day, till woulned, he directed the fire of his nachine gun section, continually visiting different parts of the firing line under heavy shell, rifle and machine gun fire.

AWARDS
Military Cross
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 15 December 1887 Somerset, England
Died of Wounds 9 June 1918 Egypt ex Palestine
Buried Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt [O186]

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