7657 C.S.M. Joseph Lemon.

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2nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment.

Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal in the London Gazette of 30 June 1915.

Lemon was a native of Burnley, Lancashire.

The citation for the D.C.M. published in the London Gazette reads, "For conspicuous devotion to duty during the campaign. His coolness and resource under fire set a fine example to his subordinates".