English Jockey Awarded Military Cross., Daily Racing Form, 1917-04-04


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ENGLISH JOCKEY AWARDED MILITARY CROSS. In his graphic account of the operations agaiast the Senussi at Cirba. published in the Daily Tete-graph. W. T. Masscy writes: "Among the ear officers in front of the position daring the long night was Lieutenant William Griggs, the famous jockey, who has just received the Military Cross from the bands of Sir Archibald Murray. Griggs* friends on the turf will be pleased to hear that more than two years of active service have not ■fleeted his horsemanship, for on February 17 he took advantage of two days leave by riding in great form in the Cairo Derby, and adding the principal nice in Egypt to his long list of turf triumphs. — London Sportsman.

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