(In the UK and Commonwealth countries) a decoration for distinguished active service on land, instituted in 1916 (originally for enlisted soldiers).
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- They were one of the most decorated small units of the war, with three DSOs, one Military Cross, one DCM and four Military Medals.
- He fought in the trenches at Delville Wood and Paschaendale, for which he was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal and also the Military Medal for bravery.
- His Military Medal and war service medal were also put up for sale.