Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM)

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The Distinguished Conduct Medal was instituted on 4th December 1854. It was awarded to personnel of the British and Commonwealth Army below the rank of Warrant Officer for conspicuous bravery in the battlefield. In the First World War it was also awarded to men of the Royal Naval Division serving under Army Command. The DCM was the equivalent of the Distinguished Service Order, which was awarded to Warrant Officers and commissioned officers.

Seven university members were awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal.