McAleavey, 4294 (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: M. McAleavey
Rank: Lance Corporal
Number: 4294
Other details: 2nd Border Regiment (Workington)
Date published: 11 March 1920
Citation: He has been invaluable as non-commissioned officer in charge of stretcher bearers, and he has helped to bring the standard of training to a high level. During the operations from the Paive to the Tagliamento he showed great gallantry and devotion to duty in the tending of wounded hen under 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.