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Lance Corporal R T Rawlings


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Lance Corporal R T RAWLINGS, 23640,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment.

AWARDS: DCM 


London Gazette 22nd October 1917.

War Office, 22nd October, 1917.

His Majesty The KING has been graciously pleased to award a Bar to the Distinguished Conduct Medal, and the Distinguished Conduct  Medal respectively, to the under mentioned Warrant Officers, Non-commissioned Officers, and Men.

The acts of gallantry for which the decorations have been conferred-will be published in The London Gazette next month if practicable:

Awarded  Distinguished Conduct Medal.

23640 L./Cpl. R. T. Rawlings, Royal West Kent Regiment  (Marylebone).

London Gazette 26th January 1918.

His Majesty The KING has been graciously pleased to approve of the award of the Distinguished Conduct Medal to the under mentioned Warrant Officers, Non-commissioned Officers, and Men, for gallantry and distinguished service in the Field:

Lance Corporal R T RAWLINGS, 23640,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment. (Marylebone).

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When out on patrol with two men they were attacked by a party of ten of the enemy. Though both his men were wounded they beat off the attack, killing and wounding four of the enemy and putting the rest  to flight. He showed great coolness, courage, and ability.


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