Gravestone of Corporal William Herbert Brett

Date 3 June 1916
Copyright London Borough of Merton
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Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal, as reported in the London Gazette 30th June 1915.

12242 Sapper W.H. Brett, 9th Fld. Co., R.E.

For conspicuous gallantry on the 9th April, 1915, at Givenchy, when, engaged in erecting wire entanglements in front of the trenches, after dark, he assisted in rescuing, under a heavy fire, one of the covering party who had been wounded.

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