Carver, 21280 (DCM)

The following text is a Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) transcription of a Border Regiment soldier of the First World War.
Name A. Carver
Rank Private
Number 21280
Other details Border Regiment
Date published 18 June 1917
Citation For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He took charge of a machine gun and team, and commanded them with great determination. Although he and his gun were buried by shell fire, he extricated himself and gun and continued in action, although severely wounded in the leg.

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