Brown, 240926 (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. H. Brown
Rank: Lance Sergeant
Number: 240926
Other details: Border Regiment
Date published: 18 July 1917
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Under heavy fire of all kinds he took command and reorganised the men around him and by his promptitude and splendid example largely assisted in the capture of the enemy trenches.

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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.