Added a new entry to our list of Distinguished Conduct Medal awards.
Battery Sergeant Major Mark Beards DCM served in France with the 22nd Battery, 6th Howitzer Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery. He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for:
Acts of gallantry and devotion to duty in the field.
He was wounded 21 October 1916 and, after convalescing, he was posted to the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery and attached to 68th Depot Battery, Canadian Field Artillery as an instructor.