Richardson, 11808 (DCM)

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

Name T. Richardson
Rank Private
Number 11808
Other details 1st Border Regiment (Now depot) (Wigan)
Date published 2 December 1919
Citation For most conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During the morning of the 28th September 1918, at Hooge he accompanied CSM Cockerill and rushed an enemy pill-box which was holding out, and captured nine prisoners and one machine gun. On the 30th he carried messages under a very heavy machine gun fire, all of which were safely delivered. He showed absolute contempt of the enemy’s fire, and his courage won the admiration of all ranks.
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