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BRAVE BORDERERS. How they Won the D.CM. Following are the terms of tbe official notifica- tions of the ,!eeds for which five men of the South Wales Borderers serving on the Gallipoli Peninsula have be. 0 awarded the Distinguished Conduct Med31 18651 Private H. CLENT, 2nd Battalion South Wales Borderers :—For conspicuous gallantry on April 26, 1915, at Cape HellEs (Dardanelles, Dviriug the operations following the landing Private Clent, accompanied by two other men, went out beyond the most advanced position to the assistance of four wounded men, and remained out under a very heavy fire be was able to bring them into safety. He then at once re joined the firing line. He has on all occasions given a fine example of bravery and devotion to duty. 9929 Private P. HENDY, 2nd Battalion South Wales Borderers:—For conspicuous gallantry on April 26, 1915, at Cape (Dardanelles). During the operations following the landing Private Hendy, accompanied by two other men, went out beyond the most advanced position to the assistance of four wounded men, and re- mained out under a very heavy fire, until be was able to bring them into safety. He then at once re-joined the firing line. He has on all occasions give:; » fine ex (if bravery and devotion to duty, 6201 Private E. MATTHEWS, 2ud Battalion South Wales Borderers :—For conspicuous gallantry on the nigiit of June 18 19, 1915, on the Gallipoli Peninsula. His regiment having been ordered to re-take trench which bad been captured by the enero »•, Private Alattbews volunteered, with another nun, to precede the bomb-throwing patty. Hi. couipaiuvu cleared the way with the nnyuiKit, whilst Private Matthews kept down the enemy's enfilading fire, both men showsug the greatest coolness and bravery, exposing themselves absolutely regardless of danger. They gave a fiue exbi bition of the highest courage and devotion to duty. 9121 Private A. R. SPINKS, 2nd Battalion, South Wales Borderers :—For conspicuous gallantry on April 26, 1915, at Cape Helles (Dardanelles), During the operations following the landing, Private Spinks, accompanied by two other men, went out beyond the most advanced position, and remained out, under a very heavy fire, attending four wounded men until he was able to bring them into safety. He then at once re-joined the firing line. He has on all occasions given a fine example of bravery and devotion to duty. 9813 Private T. WOODS 2nd Battalion South Wales Borderers :—For conspicuous gallantry on tbe night of June 18 19; 1915, on the Gallipoli Peninsula. His regiment having been ordered to re-take a trench which had been captured by the enemy, Private Woods volunteered, with another man, to precede the bomb-throwing party. He entered the trench clearing the way with his bayonet, while his companion kept down the enemy's enfilading fire, both men showing the greatest coolness and bravery, exposing themselves absolutely re- gardless of danger They gave a fine exhibi- tion of the highest courage aDd devotion to duty.

ILLANAFANFAWR.

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THE BRITISH NAVY.

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