Instituted in 28th December 1914 as an award for junior and warrant officers of the Army “Whose distinguished and meritorious service have been brought to or notice”. There was also a provision for the award of a bar for each further act of bravery. All Great War MCs are issued unnamed All issued MCs have a notification in the London Gazette. It is possible to find a citation for the Military Cross in the Gazettes. The majority of awards for the Great War are accompanied by citations Frequently the award and the citation are separated and it then necessary to search in later indices to find the citation
FOR DISTINGUISHED & MERITORIOUS SERVICES IN TIME OF WAR THE GREAT WAR RECIPIENTS OF THE THE MILITARY CROSS 1914-1920 A REGISTER British and Empire
Alphabetical register of recipients of the Military Cross 1914–20 Army; Sea; & Air.
Detail shown is surname; forename(s); Cross; bar(s); rank; battalion or sub unit; regiment or branch of service; fate of recipient KIA, DOW, Died; London Gazette reference(s), supplement date(s) and confirmation of existence of LG. citation(s). In some records (non-exhaustive) concise biographical details.