John Morley Bailey

Tales of valour

Military Cross

Military Cross

BAILEY John Morley, (2nd Lieutenant)

“A” Battalion, Tank Corps

For gallantry and devotion to duty as reconnaissance officer. On numerous occasions he made reconnaissance’s in front of our line in order to obtain information for his tank officers before going into action. On June 7th, 1917, he followed up the tanks during their advance on Wytshaete and brought back most valuable information as to their position and condition. His utter disregard of danger and his devotion to duty contributed very greatly to the success of his Company.

Croix de Guerre with Palms

Croix de Guerre

BAILEY John Morley, MC, (2nd Lieutenant)

1st Battalion, Tank Corps


For gallantry and devotion to duty as reconnaissance officer.
On numerous occasions during the past twelve months this officer has made reconnoitres in front of our line to obtain information for his tank officers before going into action.
He has been of great assistance in bringing back valuable information from tanks in action. His disregard of danger and devotion to duty has been most marked.
He has been present throughout the battles of Messines, Ypres and Cambrai.

MILITARY CROSS

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1939-45 STAR

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BRITISH WAR MEDAL 1914-18 (SILVER)

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VICTORY MEDAL

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WAR MEDAL

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CROIX DE GUERRE WITH PALMS

Country: France or Belgium

MEDAL RIBBON GROUP