Long, 9026 (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: H. Long
Rank: Sergeant
Number: 9026
Other details: 2nd Border Regiment
Date published: 11 March 1916
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and ability. When his officer had been killed he led his platoon with great coolness in the attack on the enemy trench, and later in the second attack.

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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.