Sudan 1898           
Captain A. G. Hore Ruthven 3rd HLI
(employed with Egyptian Army)
On 22nd September 1898, during the action of Gedaref, Captain Hore Ruthven, seeing an Egyptian Officer lying wounded within 50 yards of the advancing Dervishes, who were firing and charging, picked up and carried him towards the 16th Egyptian Battalion. He dropped the wounded officer two or three times and fired on the Dervishes, who were following, to check their advance. Had the officer been left where he dropped he might have been killed.