White, 34931 (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: C. H. White
Rank: Lance Corporal
Number: 34931
Other details: Border Regiment (Chester)
Date published: 1 May 1918
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When the enemy made a determined attempt to outflank our troops he led his Lewis gun team to the exposed flank and brought heavy fire to bear on the enemy, checking their advance. Though badly wounded, he remained in action until ordered to leave the firing line. He showed great courage and determination.

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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.