Booth, 9479 (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: R. L. Booth
Rank: Sergeant
Number: 9479
Other details: 2nd Border Regiment
Date published: 1 April 1915
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and resource during the action of 2nd November 1914, when he left the advance trench under a destructive fire, collected men, and with great coolness brought them into a position where there was every prospect of the enemy breaking through.

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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.