Slater, 7170 (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: G. A. Slater
Rank: Corporal
Number: 7170
Other details: 2nd Border Regiment
Date published: 31 May 1916
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry during a heavy bombardment by the enemy. He kept up rapid fire when part of his trench was blown in, went back over the open for fresh ammunition, and generally set a fine example of courage.

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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.