Royal, 28212 (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: H. Royal
Rank: Sergeant
Number: 28212
Other details: 1/5th Border Regiment Territorial Force (Brandon, Suffolk)
Date published: 3 September 1919
Citation: From 25th February to 16th/17th September 1918. Throughout active operations he displayed skill and determination as a platoon serjeant, personally organising patrol work and sending in valuable reports. During the whole period of active operations, for part of which time he was temporarily in command of a platoon, he set a fine example of dash and fearlessness to his men.

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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.