Smith, 22929 (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: A. H. Smith
Rank: Corporal
Number: 22929
Other details: Border Regiment
Date published: 12 March 1917
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry in action. He assisted his platoon serjeant in taking a strong point, and killed a machine gunner who attempted to shoot his serjeant when he was struggling with another of the enemy.

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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.