Distinguished Conduct Medal (GV)

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Distinguished Conduct Medal (GV)
Distinguished Conduct Medal (GV) Distinguished Conduct Medal (GV)

Distinguished Conduct Medal (GV), Lance Corporal George McCabe, 2nd Battalion Royal Highlanders, The Black Watch.
D.C.M. L.G. 18th June 1917, “For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He took command of some machine guns and got them into position at a critical time. Later, he gallantly led a charge across the open.”
an award for the battle of Mushoidie, Mesopotamia.

He is mentioned in the book ‘A history of the Black Watch in the Great War” stating ‘One platoon changed commanders six times in as many minutes, but a Lance Corporal led the remaining men with the same dash and judgement as his seniors.” with copy of the war diary for 13th-29th March 1917, detailed report of the action at Mooshooi 14th March 1917 where McCabe was immediately awarded the D.C.M., there were 3 immediate awards of the DCM on this day. The action was a complete success with the enemy fleeing their lines. the Battalion suffered 5 officers killed and 5 wounded. Out of 525 NCO’s and men who actually took part in the attack, 36 were killed and 184 wounded (43% casualties) with full research into the award with L.G. entries, war diaries etc.

Product Code J5633
Quantity in stock 1 item(s) available
Item Condition G.V.F.

Medal Conditions

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Mint   In new condition
E.F.   Extremely Fine
N.E.F   Nearly Extremely Fine
G.V.F.   Good Very Fine
V.F.   Very Fine
N.V.F.   Nearly Very Fine
G.F.   Good Fine
F.   Fine
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