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McKewan, 5168 (DCM)

From the Lonsdale Battalion wiki

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

Name E. W. McKewan
Rank Corporal
Number 5168
Other details 2nd Border Regiment
Date published 27 July 1916
Citation For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Although wounded in the head early in the action he refused to go back, and led his section with great dash against a superior force of the enemy, whom he drove out of their position. He set a fine example to his men.
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