The Tank Museum | Recipient

John Mulgrave Martin

2nd Battalion Wiltshire Regiment
Machine Gun Corps
D Battalion Tank Corps - Military Cross, April 1917
Special Operations Executive

Tales of valour

Military Cross

During the action on the Hindenburg Line on April 9, 1917, did excellent work with his tank, gaining all his objectives, and again on April 13 cleared up several strong points which were holding the infantry up. On April 23, whilst acting as section commander, he guided his tanks personally under a severe barrage to wihin a few feet of our front line to ensure their success.
LG: 18th June 1917


1914-15 STAR