Blunt, 5776 (DCM)

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The following text is a Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) transcription of a Border Regiment soldier of the First World War.

Name: G. E. Blunt
Rank: Acting Company Sergeant Major
Number: 5776
Other details: 1st Border Regiment (London)
Date published: 3 September 1919
Citation: For great gallantry and devotion to duty during the period 25th February to 17th September 1918. He has taken part in all arrangements with the battalion during this period. He has been for a large part of the time commanding a platoon, and on several occasions Acting CSM. He has at all times when under fire shown gallantry and coolness and set a very fine example to the men.

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Border Regiment DCM's were published in the Supplements to the Gazette (London-Edinburgh-Belfast). These can be searched for using Gazettes-Online where scanned images of the original pages are available to view for free. This Distinguished Conduct Medal Citation has been transcribed as accurately as possible but please be aware there may be some typos or others errors as part of this process.