Smith, 9134 (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. J. Smith
Rank: Sergeant
Number: 9134
Other details: Border Regiment
Date published: 16 August 1917
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When in charge of a carrying party he saw the attacking party was held up. He dumped his material, and led his men to reinforce. He dug in in front of the enemy strong post, and held until ordered to withdraw. He showed great courage and coolness throughout.

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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.