Casson, 13345 (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. Casson
Rank: Private
Number: 13345
Other details: (Carlisle)
Date published: 21 October 1918
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. This man, who has served continuously with the battalion since 1914, has been company ‘runner’ for a long time. In the many engagements in which he has taken part his behaviour under fire has been at all times an example to those about him, and he has never failed to deliver a message that has been entrusted to him.

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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.