Hubert Ashton’s Military Cross



The Shaw War Bulletin


December 1917 – July 1919


Page 1410


The following is Mr. Ashton’s award for the Military Cross:-


“For conspicuous gallantry and skill in leading a section of guns into a forward position near Trones Wood on August 27th, 1918, where, under heavy shell and machine-gun fire, he succeeded in destroying an enemy strong point, thereby greatly facilitating the infantry advance.”