Pead, 22680 (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: J. Pead
Rank: Sergeant
Number: 22680
Other details: Border Regiment
Date published: 12 March 1917
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry in action. He collected a few men and attacked a portion of the enemy’s trench, broke down all opposition and captured 15 prisoners. His gallant act saved the situation at a critical time.

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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.