ECREPONT, Edward William

Temporary Lieutenant, Acting Temporary Captain
Royal Marines
Royal Navy
Honours & Awards: 
Captain Edward Ecrepont was awarded the Military Cross for leadership, gallantry and devotion to duty on the 22nd January 1944. After the crossing of the River Gargliano, Italy, he led two troops in seizing the essential feature to the North of Mount Castellucio and successfully holding it for 36 hours until relieved despite repeated counter-attacks  [1][2].
[1] London Gazette 36583, page 3040.
[2] National Archives file WO373/47/159.

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