Wright, 10950 (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: J. Wright
Rank: Corporal
Number: 10950
Other details: Border Regiment
Date published: 25 August 1917
Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in making a valuable and daring personal reconnaissance, which resulted in a hostile advance being repulsed with heavy losses. His great courage and coolness under heavy shell and rifle fire at a most critical time were a splendid example to the men.

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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.