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5th June, 1879 For conspicuous gallantry displayed by him in attending the wounded, under fire, at the unsuccessful attack on Moirosi's Mountain, in Basutoland, on the 5th June 1879; and for having proceeded onto the open ground, under a heavy fire, and carried in his arms, from an exposed position, Corporal A. Jones, of the Cape Mounted Riflemen, who was wounded. While conducting him to a place of safety the Corporal was again wounded. The Surgeon-Major then returned under the severe fire of the enemy in order to dress the wounds of other men of the storming party.