Captain Hutchison Burt

 

Unit : No.4 Commando

Service No. : 231543

Awards : Military Cross

 

Captain Burt displayed outstanding leadership and courage in assault the battery at Ouistreham and pressing home the assault in the face of very heavy defensive fire. Captain Burt's Troop sustained heavy casualties in this attack, but he rallied them and carried them through. In subsequent operations, Captain Burt has shown great skill and resource.

 

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