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26th October, 1854 For having voluntarily proceeded to the assistance of Lieutenant-Colonel Morris, C.B., 17th Lancers, who was lying dangerously wounded in an exposed situation after the retreat of the Light Cavalry at the Battle of Balaklava, and having dressed that officer's wounds in presence of, and under heavy fire from the enemy. Thus, by stopping a serious haemorrhage, he assisted in saving that officer's life.