Garraway, 14447 (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: W. Garraway
Rank: Private
Number: 14447
Other details: (none listed)
Date published: 16 August 1917
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During an attack he showed great initiative and skill in advancing with two men and capturing a machine gun, thereby saving the lives of many of his company, which was being held up by flanking fire from this gun.

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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.