Donnithorne, 9074 (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: C. Donnithorne
Rank: Sergeant
Number: 9074
Other details: Depot (formerly 1st Border Regiment)
Date published: 11 March 1916
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry on the 21st August 1915, at Suvla Bay, when he displayed great courage and powers of leadership in command of the most advanced portions of the firing line.

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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.