Duffy, 11370 (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: P. Duffy
Rank: Private
Number: 11370
Other details: (Ballagdeen)
Date published: 15 November 1918
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in a raid. He was one of the relay post of stretcher bearers, and under heavy trench mortar barrage, which killed the medical officer and others, he continued at duty dressing the wounded. He and another bearer carried down a stretcher case and he led back a squad of bearers. It was due to his energy and disregard for his own safety that the wounded were got back without loss of time.

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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.