The National Archives | DocumentsOnline | Image Details Name Gibson-Watt, James David Rank: Captain Service No: 88185 Regiment: 3 Battalion Welsh Guards Theatre of Combat or Operation: North Africa (Algeria, Tunisia) Award: Military Cross Date of Announcement in London Gazette: 08 July 1943 Date 1943 Catalogue reference WO 373/1 LG - Viewing Page 3088 of Issue 36083 1st Guards Brigade, 6th Armoured Division, 9 Corps 88185 Captain James David GIBSON-WATT, 3rd Battalion WELSH GUARDS At HAMMAN LIF on 9th May 1943 No. 4 Company was ordered to exploit the capture of the objective. During the advance to objective Captain GIBSON-WATT was wounded but in spite of this he continued to command his Company and personally led a patrol a considerable distance into the town. During the move he was continually under accurate Machine Gun fire. His gallantry and leadership throughout the operation was outstanding.