Toner, 6624 (DCM)
|Other details:||2nd Border Regiment|
|Date published:||5 August 1915|
|Citation:||“For conspicuous gallantry and ability on the 16th May 1915, at Festubert. Some men were in a captured first line without a leader, and Serjeant Toner, although not belonging to the company, ran forward under fire, took command, and led, with great courage and coolness, a further advance.”|
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