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.”