In researching our Regimental history I have come across another member of our perpetuated Batteries that was awarded the Military Cross.
Lieutenant Edward Alfred Burke Murphy, MC was a member of the Prince Edward Island Heavy Brigade Canadian Garrison Artillery before enlisting as a Lieutenant with the the No. 5 Siege Battery Canadian Garrison Artillery on 1 Apr 1916. He was subsequently transferred to the 8th Siege Battery Canadian Garrison Artillery. His citation for the Military Cross reads:
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Although suffering from the effects of gas he fought a section of his guns when all the other Officers had become casualties. He declined to go to hospital when urged to do so, but continued to do duty, himself laying one of his guns, as the Battery had suffered such heavy casualties
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