Beckett, 7015 (DCM)
|Rank:||Company Sergeant Major|
|Other details:||1st Border Regiment|
|Date published:||11 March 1916|
|Citation:||“For conspicuous gallantry on the 21st August 1915, at Suvla Bay. After all the officers had been killed or wounded, Sergeant Beckett assumed command, and with great bravery and ability led the firing line forward close up to the enemy’s trenches.”|
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