Clarke, 2873 (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: D. Clarke
Rank: Private
Number: 2873
Other details: Special Reserve attd. 2nd Border Regiment
Date published: 1 April 1915
Citation: For gallant conduct on the 18th December 1914, at Rouges Bancs, in advancing with great gallantry to within ten yards of the enemy’s trenches and assisting another man to rescue a wounded officer.

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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.