Greenan, 12553 (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: J. Greenan
Rank: Sergeant
Number: 12553
Other details: (none included)
Date published: 25 November 1916
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry in action. He carried out a daring reconnaissance under heavy fire. Later, he held an isolated post against numerous enemy attacks, displaying great courage and determination.

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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.