A 1918 Distinguished Conduct Medal for a Trench Raid Counter Attack
A 1918 Distinguished Conduct Medal for a Trench Raid Counter Attack - to Corporal W. Swarbrick, East Lancashire Regiment, for a 'No-Man's Land' Night Attack. Distinguished Conduct Medal, G.V.R. (240227 A. Cpl. W. Swarbrick. 1/5 E. Lan: R.), good very fine.D.C.M. London Gazette 5.12.1918 240227 A/Cpl. W. Swarbrick 1/5th Bn. E. Lan. R. (T.F.) (Padiham): 'In company with another N.C.O. and four men he made a determined attack at night on an enemy party, consisting of an officer and forty-two other ranks, killing the officer, wounding two of the men and taking the remainder prisoners. His courage and resource were most conspicuous.'