Distinguished Conduct Medal, George V, bareheaded bust in
Field Marshal’s uniform 1st type
impressed: 8982 PTE. W. HUNTER. 1/R. IR: RIF.
edge knock on reverse at 9 o’clock. GVF
Private W. Hunter, 1st Bn, The Royal Irish Rifles.
DCM- L.G. 3.6.1915.
“For gallant conduct on 12th March,1915, when he conveyed an
urgent message with great speed over ground swept by rifle and shell
fire. It was open to Private Hunter to have gone with his message by a
less dangerous route, but he went direct regardless of danger.”