from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A British military decoration for distinguished conduct in the field.
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- n. a British military decoration for distinguished conduct in the field
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The "very scarce" combination of Shankland's Victoria Cross and his Distinguished Conduct Medal - won in 1916 for leading a team of stretcher bearers through enemy fire - has pushed the high-end estimate for the full set to $330,000, a price comparable to other recent VC sales in Britain.
Coltman ended the war the most decorated Commonwealth non-commissioned officer, with the VC, the Distinguished Conduct Medal and Bar, and the Military Medal and Bar.
Decorated: Hero Jack Byrne is shown here receiving his Distinguished Conduct Medal after he escaped a German PoW camp