Fletcher, 6403 (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: T. E. Fletcher, MM
Rank: Company Sergeant Major
Number: 6403
Other details: (Birmingham)
Date published: 4 March 1918
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in reorganising his company twice before the final objective was reached. When a strong position was holding up the advance with machine-gun fire he worked forward with a few men and a Lewis gun and captured it with thirty-five prisoners.

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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.