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Townley, 9494 (DCM)

From the Lonsdale Battalion wiki

The following text is a Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) transcription of a Border Regiment soldier of the First World War.

Name W. Townley
Rank Lance Corporal
Number 9494
Other details 1st Border Regiment
Date published 16 November 1915
Citation For conspicuous gallantry on the 21st August 1915, at Suvla Bay (Dardanelles) when he successfully carried messages under heavy fire to the firing line throughout the day and night, bringing back helpful reports. Corporal Townley was engaged on this dangerous work continually for eighteen hours without rest.
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