Pharaoh, 22938 (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: A. J. Pharaoh
Rank: Private
Number: 22938
Other details: Border Regiment (Tooting)
Date published: 28 March 1918
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He collected a few men and attacked an enemy strong point in conjunction with another party. They captured the position in spite of heavy fire from the enemy, taking three machine guns and fifty prisoners. He showed splendid qualities of leadership and courage.

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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.