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On 4 October 1917, east of Ypres, Belgium, Sergeant McGee's platoon was suffering severely and the advance of the company was stopped by machine-gun fire from a pill-box post. Sergeant McGee rushed to the post armed only with a revolver, shooting some of the crew and capturing the rest, which enabled the advance to proceed. He reorganised the remnants of his platoon and did splendid work during the consolidation of the position. His coolness and bravery contributed largely to the success of the company's operation. He was killed in action shortly afterwards.
- Monuments To Courage (David Harvey, 1999)
- The Register of the Victoria Cross (This England, 1997)
- VCs of the First World War - Passchendaele 1917 (Stephen Snelling, 1998)
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