Rule, 240255 (DCM)

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

Name R. Rule, MM
Rank Lance Sergeant
Number 240255
Other details 7th Border Regiment (Now Depot) (Whitehaven)
Date published 6 January 1919
Citation For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty at Gauck Wood, on 18th September 1918. During an overwhelming enemy counter-attack, this NCO rallied his men who were being pressed back, and although himself wounded led forward a bombing attack, which, thanks to his energetic leadership, broke up the enemy, and forced them to a hastily retire.
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