Rowe, 8456 (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: J. Rowe
Rank: Sergeant
Number: 8456
Other details: 1st Border Regiment (St. Pancras)
Date published: 3 September 1919
Citation: For gallantry and devotion to duty during the period 25th Feb. to 17th September 1918. He has commanded a platoon or been acting CSM during this period. He has at all times, when under fire, shown great gallantry and set a very fine example to the men, especially during the Lys and Outtersteene battles. His work throughout has been of a very high standard.

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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.