Aiken, 271 (DCM)

The following text is a Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) transcription of a Border Regiment soldier of the First World War.
Name T. Aiken
Rank Sergeant
Number 271
Other details 5th Border Regiment
Date published 21 June 1916
Citation For conspicuous gallantry and consistent gallantry when organising and directing dangerous work in front of the parapet. He has set a fine example.

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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.