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Distinguished Service Cross obtained by members of the Artists Rifles Corps since August 4th, 1914.

Artists Riles Roll of Honour

The Distinguished Service Cross, a Naval Decoration, instituted in June 1901, and formerly known as the "Conspicuous Service Cross," has since October 1914 been awarded for services before the enemy to Officers below the rank of Lieut.-Commander, and to Warrant and subordinate Officers previously eligible. It consists of a Silver Cross with the reverse side plain, and having on the obverse side, in the centre, the Imperial and Royal Cypher, surmounted by the Imperial Crown. Bars may be added for additional acts of gallantry.

CUCKNEY, Flight-Lieut. Ernest John ... ... ... ... R.N.A.S.
1. ZEEBRUGGE, 1917. For conspicuous gallantry and ability when taking part in a raid on the seaplane station.

2. On the 3rd September, 1917, he bombed an enemy submarine, and probably severely damaged her. [Reg No. 4360

MCGREGOR, Capt. (Acting Flight-Commr.) Norman Miers ... ... R.N.A.S.
In FRANCE, 12th December, 1917. In recognition of his skill and courage in aerial combats. Whilst leading his flight on an offensive sweep he encountered a body of Albatross scouts. In the general fight which ensued he attacked a scout which was engaging one of our machines and drove it down out of control, and it was seen to crash. Act. Flight-Cdr. McGregor has destroyed several enemy machines, and has led his flight with great dash and judgment. [2925

SIEVEKING, Flight-Lieut. Lancelot Giberne ... ... ... R.N.A.S.
In recognition of services in dropping bombs on enemy railway lines and ammunition dumps on the night of 11/12 July, 1917. [1925

SIMPSON, Flight-Capt. George Goodman ... ... ... ... R.N.A.S,
For gallantry and able leadership in aerial fighting, notably on the following occasions : — On 3rd May, 1917, he drove down a hostile aeroplane out of control. On 11th May, 1917, while on offensive patrol with five other machines, he attacked six hostile aircraft. One of these he brought down out of control, and a few minutes later he attacked another at close range and brought it down in flames. On 23rd May, 1917, he led a formation of five machines to attack at least twice that number of hostile aeroplanes. Both formations became split up, and a general fight ensued. Five times during the combat he drove off hostile aeroplanes from another of our machines, and one of those which he attacked was seen to go down in a spin. [1090