Military Cross with Bar (denoting second award) and ribbon.
See: OMD 210.
First World War MC and bar awarded to Captain Robert White, 14th Battalion, the London Regiment (London Scottish). His MC was awarded for gallantry during the Battle of Cambrai in November 1917 and the official citation for this first award reads: 'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When the flank of the Battalion was exposed, by his coolness and disregard of danger he saved the position, which was attacked by enemy on three sides. By skilful use of a Lewis Gun he inflicted heavy casualties on the enemy, and set an inspiring example of courage to his Company under most difficult conditions.'
Date of Action: 30th November 1917.
Place of Action: Hindenburg Line N.E. of Moeuvres.
The Bar (second award) relates to gallantry displayed in the fighting around Arras, during the German 'Spring Offensive', 19 April 1918.
M.C. CAMBRAI 30.11.17. CAPT. R.WHITE. 1st LONDON SCOTTISH. BAR ARRAS 19.4.18.