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Major (temporary) J.S. McCrae MB MBE

[Transcript of Recommendation of Award]

M.B.E. - Chindits Awards



3 Ind



Date of Recommendation

26 Aug 44

Regtl. No.


Rank and Name

T/Major John Stewart McCrae

Action for which recommended -

This officer in the final stage of operations was responsible for opening up a temporary hospital in KAMAING and for the evacuation of casualties from the forward area.

In spite of a practically non-existent L of C and a shortage of medical personnel, through his energy and ingenuity all difficulties were overcome and he was an example to all ranks of how to get a difficult task accomplished.

Recommended By

(Signed) Brig.
D.A. & Q.M.G.

Honour or Reward


Signed By

Major General W.D.A. Lentaigne
Comd. Special Force

O.W.H. Leese Lt-Gen
C-in-C Allied Land Forces SEA

(London Gazette 13.9.45)