250371 C.S.M. John Robert Martin.

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Manchester Regiment.

Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal in the London Gazette of 3 September 1918.

Martin was a native of Padiham, Lancashire.

The citation for the D.C.M. published in the London Gazette reads, "For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During three days especially this warrant officer was of the greatest assistance to his company officer. Wherever the shelling was heaviest he went about placing his men to the best advantage. He was seriously wounded, but continued his work until again wounded. He showed the highest courage and determination."