13600 Sergeant Cornelius Kershaw.

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1st Battalion Coldstream Guards.

Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal in the London Gazette of 21 June 1916.

Awarded the Military Medal in the London Gazette of 3 March 1918.

Kershaw was a native of Bacup, Lancashire.

The citation for the D.C.M. published in the London Gazette reads, "For conspicuous gallantry during a bomb attack on the enemy trenches. The party came under machine gun fire in the open, and, though three men were killed, he remained, throwing his bombs until called in. He has also rescued wounded men under fire".