Belgian Croix de Guerre

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The Belgian Croix de Guerre was instituted in 1915. It was awarded to individuals of forces allied to France for acts of heroism involving combat with enemy forces. It could also be awarded to those who were mentioned in dispatches. The basic Croix de Guerre medal was awarded with a gold palm. The Belgian Croix de guerre was awarded with a bronze lion for citations by a regiment and a gold lion for citations by the commander of land forces.

Nine university members were awarded a Belgian Croix de Guerre.