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Hi

I am looking for information about my grandfather Alfred Allerton to complete our family history. I have found some interesting information from a previous bulletin board posting. I would be happy to receive any information regarding Alfred Allerton DCM who served with the Leeds Rifles in the South African campaign and First World War.

Many thanks

Fife and drum

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Hello FD

His DCM citation is here:

267579 Sjt. (A./S./M.) A. Allerton, W,

Yorks. R. (Leeds).

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to

duty when in charge of the brigade runners

in an attack. His work was carried on night

and day, and frequently under heavy shell

fire, and it was to a great extent due to him

that communication was kept up. He

showed great initiative and determination.

http://www.gazettes-online.co.uk/ViewPDF.a...age&all=Pte. A. Allerton&exact=&atleast=&similar=

Promulgated 28th March 1918

Regards

Mel

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