Ives, 30468 (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. Ives
Rank: Sergeant
Number: 30468
Other details: (Tupsley)
Date published: 3 September 1918
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when, all his company officers having become casualties, he took command of the company, rallied it, and repelled several attacks of the enemy, later successfully withdrawing it, in spite of a dangerous bombing attack from the left.

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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.