Burgess, Robert Henry : Service no. 53659 (Distinguished Conduct Medal)

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Digitized Service Record

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Find-A-Grave

DCM Citation

“For conspicuous gallantry and resource during operations. When, owing to casualties, the crews of some machine guns found themselves without escort, Private Burgess, although wounded, organized escorts of bombers, and assumed command until he was wounded seriously a second time.”

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18th Battalion War Diary extract recording the award of the D.C.M. to Private Burgess.

About the Award

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"Previously reported missing, now Killed in Action"
“Previously reported missing, now Killed in Action”

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