Dixon, 6211 (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. Dixon
Rank: Private
Number: 6211
Other details: 3rd Border Regiment attached 2nd Border Regiment
Date published: 15 April 1916
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and initiative. When a party of the enemy entered our trench he organised and led a bombing party, which drove them out. He then took command of all near him, organised the defences and established communications.

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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.