Gear, 5739 (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: M. Gear
Rank: Lance Corporal
Number: 5739
Other details: (none listed)
Date published: 18 June 1917
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He displayed great courage and determination when in command of a salvage party. In spite of heavy shelling he kept his section together and persisted in his work until severely wounded.

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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.