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Coleman, 9811 (DCM)

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

Name J. Coleman
Rank Lance Corporal
Number 9811
Other details 2nd Border Regiment
Date published 5 August 1915
Citation For great gallantry and devotion to duty on the 16th May 1915, at Festubert, in helping to carry a wounded Officer from between the British and German lines under a very destructive fire. Later in the day, assisted by another man, he brought back over 50 wounded men, under intermittent rifle and shell fire.
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