Malia, 9306 (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. Malia
Rank: Company Sergeant Major (Acting Regimental Sergeant Major)
Number: 9306
Other details: Border Regiment (Sunderland)
Date published: 3 September 1918
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during four days’ heavy fighting. He, with those of Battalion Headquarters available, inflicted the greatest possible loss on the attacking enemy. By his fine example of courage and energy he greatly encouraged his men.

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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.