Pickup, 27376 (DCM)

The following text is a Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) transcription of a Border Regiment soldier of the First World War.

Name G. Pickup
Rank Corporal
Number 27376
Other details Border Regiment (Blackburn)
Date published 3 September 1918
Citation For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when his platoon commander having been killed, he took command of the platoon at a most critical moment, and succeeded in repelling several attacks of the enemy, and holding him at bay until ordered to withdraw.
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