Kidd, 793 (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. Kidd
Rank: Sergeant
Number: 793
Other details: 1/4th Border Regiment (Cumberland and Westmorland), attached 1st Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (OBLI)
Date published: 22 January 1916
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty at Kut-al-Amara (Mesopotamia), on 28th September 1915. Although wounded he took part in the final charge and set a fine example to those around him.

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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.