Berry, 6000 (DCM)

The following text is a Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) transcription of a Border Regiment soldier of the First World War.
Name J. Berry
Rank Private
Number 6000
Other details 1st Border Regiment
Date published 6 September 1915
Citation For great gallantry on the 28th June 1915, on the Gallipoli peninsula. Accompanied by a Sergeant, he was the first man in an attack to enter a Turkish trench, driving the enemy back with the bayonet. He displayed great bravery and coolness, and gave a fine example of devotion to duty.

Additional info

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.

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