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Captain Mansel Ernest Carey, M.C. (1914)

Roll of Honour entry for Capt. M. E. Carey, M.C. (1914)

15/07/1895 - 30/11/1917

Entered College in Michaelmas Term, 1914. B.A., 1917. Commenced service on 4 April 1917. Second Lieutenant, 4th Battalion, The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment), 1917; Captain, 1917. Served in France. Awarded an M.C. in 1918:

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his platoon with the utmost skill, and his personal example was a great incentive to all ranks. Later, when his company commander became a casualty, he assumed command and led his company to its final objective, where his energy and powers of organisation in carrying out the consolidation were most marked.

('Supplement to The London Gazette', 22 April 1918)

Missing, believed killed in action, 30 November 1917.

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