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A Great War D.C.M. to Cpl Miles, Telephonist

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A Great War D.C.M. to Cpl Miles, Telephonist

Distinguished Conduct Medal (33300 Cpl H.MILES. 5C.RES:BDE:R.F.A.). Naming is officially impressed. Dark patina, better than extremely fine. Accompanied by extensive digital copies of service records. Footnote: For conspicuous gallantry, Corporal Miles was in charge of the telephonists, and he continued to work his instrument, although severely wounded in the leg, and when sent back to the dressing station, he carried out, with great bravery and determination, repairs to the wire under heavy fire. London Gazette 11-3-16. Miles was born 1894 in Chesterfield, England and worked as a engineering clerk before enlisting on August 29th 1914.
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