Robinson, 9786 (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. Robinson
Rank: Private
Number: 9786
Other details: 1/5th Border Regiment Territorial Force (Earby)
Date published: 20 January 1919
Citation: At Brie near Peronne, on 5th September 1918, he displayed conspicuous gallantry and dash in rushing a machine gun which was enfilading his company and causing may casualties. He bombed the crew and forced them to surrender, and then working along the trench drove another gun tam into a dug-out ad bombed them until they surrendered.

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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.