Jeffreys, 33115 (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: B. W. Jeffreys
Rank: Corporal
Number: 33115
Other details: 2nd Border Regiment (Reading) (Italy)
Date published: 25 February 1920
Citation: At Fontanellette, on the 29th October 1918, he led his platoon with great dash against a machine-gun post which had held up the advance. On another occasion, when a hidden machine gun had suddenly opened fire from a flank, he stood up alone in full view of the enemy and silenced the machine gun by use of his rifle.

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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.