Dodds, 19799 (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: G. W. Dodds
Rank: Sergeant
Number: 19799
Other details: (none included)
Date published: 25 August 1917
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When his officers had been killed he took command of a half company and consolidated an advanced position, making his dispositions for defence, reconnaissance, and a subsequent withdrawal with the utmost skill and coolness. His courage and fine leadership inspired confidence in all his men.

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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.