9005 C.S.M. Edward Maguire.

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1st Battalion, Manchester Regiment.

Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal in the London Gazette of 11 March 1916.

Awarded the French Croix de Guerre in the London Gazette of ####.

Awarded the French War Cross in the London Gazette of ####.

Maguire was a native of Burnley, Lancashire.

The citation for the D.C.M. published in the London Gazette reads, "For conspicuous gallantry, after all his officers had become casualties, he led the men of his company under very heavy fire, and maintained his position near the enemy trenches. On other occasions he has shown great bravery and devotion to duty."

Killed in action 8 March 1916.

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