WW1 Distinguished Conduct Medal D. A silver medal bearing the King's head on one side (George V) and on the other, the words "FOR DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT IN THE FIELD". The Distinguished Conduct Medal, post-nominal letters DCM, was established in 1854 by Queen Victoria as a decoration for gallantry in the field.It bears the recipient's number, rank, name and unit on the rim : 12755 PTE G. Jenkins of the 7th Battalion of the Somerset Light Infantry. Along with the medal comes a professional research report on Pte Jenkins' award dated July 1976. With it comes a photocopy of an entry in the Supplement to the London Gazette from 60 years prior confirming the award. The medal measures 1.4 inches (3.6 cm) in diameter and with its folded ribbon extended it is 6 inches in length (15 cm). The medal and ribbon are in excellent condition. The suspender is from a British war medal. The archival research document is stapled and folded but in very good, readable order. The item "WW1 Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.) Somerset Light Infantry" is in sale since Sunday, October 7, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons". The seller is "theantiquesstorehouse" and is located in Portsmouth. This item can be shipped worldwide.