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CSM Frederick William Watson

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Peter Bennett

Could anyone please help with dates of gazetting of this man's awards., there seem to be some query of the award of the Bar to the DCM

 

Thank you

 

Company Serjeant Major WATSON, F W

Service Number 5441

Died 27/08/1918

Aged 38

5th Bn.
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

M C, D C M and Bar

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little bob
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London Gazette 17/4/1917 for DCM, unable to find Gazette for bar at the moment. Reference   LG:30997/7  Nov 1918 for Military Cross.

 

Bob

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little bob

Recipients of the Distinguished Conduct Medal 1914-1920  by R W Walker  has no reference to a bar to the DCM for F W Watson.

 

Bob

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clk

Hi Peter,

 

Sourced from the National Archives registers

 

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Regards

Chris

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Peter Bennett

Many thanks to all who replied

 

It seems the Bar to the DCM is still unsubstantiated

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Peter Bennett

This is now been submitted to the CWGC as an admin error, a decision is pending

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