Lieutenant William Hendry Dick-Cunyngham V.C

London Gazette, 18th October, 1881.


"William Henry Dick-Cunyngham, Captain, The Gordon Highlanders. Date of Act of Bravery; 13th December, 1879. For conspicuous gallantry and bravery displayed by him on the 13th December, 1879, at the attack on the Sherpur Pass, in Afghanistan, in having exposed himself to the full fire of the enemy, and by his example and encouragement rallied the men who, having been beaten back, were at the moment wavering at the top of the hill"


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