352080 Sergeant Richard Lomax.

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1/2nd East Lancashire Field Ambulance, Royal Army medical Corps.

Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal in the London Gazette of 21 October 1918.

Lomax was a native of Nelson, Lancashire.

The citation for the D.C.M. published in the London Gazette reads, "For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He has proved his self to be full of resource and initiative in the forward area when the shelling was very intense. A very gallant man, he has always set a fine example to the stretcher bearers under him".