Rowland, 10742 (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: R. Rowland
Rank: Private
Number: 10742
Other details: 2nd Border Regiment
Date published: 27 July 1916
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry. When all the officers and NCO’s of his platoon had become casualties he took command and led the platoon with great skill to its final objective.

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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.