Allan, Cameron: Service no. 54273 (Distinguished Conduct Medal )

Digitized Service Record

Source: Per promotion of Gray, regimental number 54155.


Distinguished Conduct Medal Citation. The London Gazette Publication date: 12 November 1918 Supplement: 31011 Page: 13457. Rank was Company Sergeant-Major at time of award.

54273 C./S./M. C. Allan,  Infy.
After the officers of his company had become casualties he showed great leadership in keeping the men together and pushing the attack home. On the way he led a small party against a strong post, which was obstructing the advance, killing several and capturing 15 prisoners. His untiring energy and initiative were a great asset to the men of his company.


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