Gronow, 8550 (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. Gronow
Rank: Lance Corporal
Number: 8550
Other details: 2nd Border Regiment
Date published: 5 August 1915
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry on the 16th May 1915, at Festubert, when he assisted to carry back several wounded men into safety under heavy fire, and later, when all the regular bomb throwers had been killed, he, with great coolness and courage, used bombs to the best of his 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.