Martin, 1490 (DCM)

The following text is a Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) transcription of a Border Regiment soldier of the First World War.

Name G. Martin
Rank Lance Corporal
Number 1490
Other details 5th Border Regiment Territorial Force (Cumberland)
Date published 15 March 1916
Citation For conspicuous gallantry. During a bombardment Serjant Pagan and Lance Corporal Martin re-laid and repaired telephone wires across 300 to 400 yards of open ground under heavy shell fire, thus maintaining communication.

Additional info

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.

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