Pead, 22680 (DCM & Bar)

The following text is a Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) transcription of a Border Regiment soldier of the First World War.
Name J. Pead, DCM
Rank Company Sergeant Major
Number 22680
Other details Border Regiment (Rotherhithe)
Date published 23 March 1918 (Bar)
Citation or conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in an attack. He led a platoon with great ability in the attack, cleared up several difficult situations, and mopped up several parties of the enemy. He worked untiringly during the consolidation organising supplies, and inspired his men with confidence by his courageous example.

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