McGlennon, 5163 (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. McGlennon
Rank: Sergeant
Number: 5163
Other details: 6th Border Regiment
Date published: 11 March 1916
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry on 21st and 22nd August 1915, near Suvla Bay (Gallipoli Peninsula), in taking messages to his Battalion from Headquarters over open ground and under heavy 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.