Garside, 29140 (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. A. Garside
Rank: Private
Number: 29140
Other details: (Delph, Huddersfield)
Date published: 15 November 1918
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in a raid. He assisted in the rushing and capture of two machine guns, carried messages through a heavy barrage, assisted in reorganising parties of a platoon whose officer and serjeant had become casualties, and was always to the forefront when fighting was fiercest. He displayed marked courage, energy and ability.

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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.