4248 Sergeant Fredrick Crossley.

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2nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers.

Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal in the London Gazette of 30 October 1918.

Crossley was a native of Burnley, Lancashire.

The citation for the Distinguished Conduct Medal published in the London Gazette reads: - "For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in command of a section of a raiding party. He led his men successfully against an enemy machine-gun post, killing three of the garrison himself and assisting in capturing a machine-gun which he brought back to his lines. Against strong enemy opposition he showed marked determination and powers of leadership."