Dixon, 30158 (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: J. Dixon
Rank: Private
Number: 30158
Other details: (none included)
Date published: 13 February 1917
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry in action. When with an isolated party he displayed great courage and determination in getting through the enemy’s lines under most difficult conditions and reporting the situation to Brigade Headquarters. He set a splendid example of courage and endurance.

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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.