Carter, 16231 (DCM)

The following text is a Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) transcription of a Border Regiment soldier of the First World War.

Name H. Carter
Rank Corporal
Number 16231
Other details Border Regiment
Date published 16 August 1917
Citation For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Accompanied by a private soldier, he followed a Tank to its attack upon a hostile battery, keeping close behind. The Tank having fired a broadside, the two men charged the position and captured a gun and its team. They then proceeded to attack another gunpit, where Corporal Carter was knocked senseless by a bomb, but recovered to find his comrade had captured this gun team, six in all - by himself. The dash and determination of these two men were nothing short of marvellous.
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