McSherry, 2347 (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. McSherry
Rank: Private
Number: 2347
Other details: 5th Border Regiment Territorial Force (Cumberland)
Date published: 30 March 1916
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry in carrying messages under heavy shell fire at a critical period, when all wires had been cut.

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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.