Dr James Alexander Paterson MC | Service Record

First Name(s)Dr James Alexander
Place of BirthChelsea, London
Club(s)Bellahouston Academy
Queen's Park
ServiceBritish Army
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Regiment or CorpsRoyal Army Medical Corps*
Unit(s)Attached 1/14th (County of London) Battalion (London Scottish)*
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Awards and DecorationsMilitary Cross
Citation(s)Military Cross:
T./Capt. James Alexander Paterson, M.B.,.
"For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when the rear of his battalion washeavily shelled on the line of march. Under an intense hostile bombardment he hastened to the spot, dressed the wounded and cleared them from the road, personally seeing to their removal to the aid post. Hethen returned and cleared the dead from the road, setting a fine example of coolness and disregard of danger."
(The London Gazette, Supplement 30466, 8 January 1918)
Supplementary Notes*Battalion M.O.