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1 Italian awards were received by Old Bristolians. Below is information about each award achieved by an OB, in the order of precedence.

D1 Mentioned in Despatches

Croce di Guerra (CdG)


Number awarded to OBs: 1


Nationality of award: Italian


Founded: 19th January 1918 by King Victor Emanuel III


Information: It is awarded to members of the armed forces who have served at least one year in active service who receive the Medal of the Wounded, or who were mentioned for merit. It was also awarded if a significant action was conducted, which did not quite warrant the Medal of Military Valour. Between 1918 and 30th May 1927, 1,034,924 crosses were awarded.


Lambert, Robert Blackie

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