Lightfoot, 8/14704 (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: W. Lightfoot
Rank: Company Sergeant Major
Number: 8/14704
Other details: 8th Border Regiment
Date published: 21 June 1916
Citation: For conspicuous coolness under fire, notably when he rescued a badly wounded man under heavy shell fire.

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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.