Johnston, 16391 (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. W. Johnston
Rank: Company Sergeant Major
Number: 16391
Other details: (none included)
Date published: 13 February 1917
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry in action, when, with an isolated party, he displayed great courage and determination in getting through the enemy’s lines under most difficult conditions, and reporting the situation to Brigade Headquarters. He set a splendid example of courage and endurance.

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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.