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Company Sergeant Major Victor Batty DCM
Company Sergeant Major Victor Batty, number 5824, was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal in 1915: “For conspicuous courage and resource displayed on 17 Feb 1915, when, after his Company Officer had been wounded, he took command of the platoon and handled it with great coolness.” London Gazette 30th June 1915.
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