Military Cross, L.G. 15.2.1919 (citation 30.7.1919)
Lt. Herbert George Lane, 6th Bn. Hampshire R., T.F., 62nd Bn. Machine Gun Corps.
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in command of a section on October 20th, 1918, east of Solesmes. Under heavy fire he pushed his section rapidly through strange country after dark. Later, he carried out a bold reconnaissance and selected other gun positions to which he guided the teams. Though suffering from gas poisoning throughout the day he remained with his section until it was withdrawn twenty-four hours later.