Morrissey, 8397 (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: W. Morrissey
Rank: Lance Corporal
Number: 8397
Other details: 1st Border Regiment
Date published: 3 July 1915
Citation: On 28th April 1915, during operations south of Krithia, for marked personal gallantry and leadership. He brought his section up over fire-swept zone at a very critical moment, thereby holding up the left flank of the enemy in their violent attack.

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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.