Sherwood, 10957 (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: S. Sherwood
Rank: Private
Number: 10957
Other details: 6th Border Regiment
Date published: 11 March 1916
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty at Suvla Bay between 7th and 10th August 1915, when continued to carry messages after being wounded, till he was finally shot through the body and incapacitated.

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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.