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The Great War

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Seeing a comrade in danger of serious injury owing to his having fallen from his horse with his foot caught in a stirrup, Regimental Sergeant-Major Ryder, 21st Lancers, picked him up and placed him on his own horse. He then charged through the enemy who had surrounded him. For his conspicuous gallantry Sergeant-Major Ryder was awarded the D.C.M.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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