Perry, 16557 (DCM & Bar)

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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: C. Perry DCM
Rank: Acting Corporal
Number: 16557
Other details: Border Regiment
Date published: 30 March 1916 (Bar)
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry when leading a bombing party which retook a portion of lost trench. He himself threw bombs for two hours. Next day he volunteered and succeeded in retaking another post. He rebuilt the barricade, and re-established the post.

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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.