Irving, 5327 (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. Irving
Rank: Company Quartermaster Sergeant (Acting Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant)
Number: 5327
Other details: (Waberthwaite)
Date published: 17 April 1918
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He performed the duties of quartermaster-serjeant with marked ability and devotion to duty, especially during the operations, when he personally supervised daily the issue of rations to the company under difficult and dangerous conditions. As regimental quartermaster-serjeant his work has been of the same high standard.

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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.