In the book Burbank History a brief mention is made of Dr. F.W. Coulter who went to Buckingham Palace to receive the Distinguished Conduct Medal. What did he do to receive such a prestigious medal, you ask? Listen below to find out!
Transcript of Episode 003 - Dr. Coulter's Acts of Gallantry
PDF of the December 18, 1953 "News from Burbank"
|Distinguised Conduct Medal - King George V / WWI version 1||Military Medal - King George V / WWI version|
Dr. F.W. Coulter:
Dr. Coulter's personnel record of the First World War
United States Census for the years 1930 and 1940
Burbank City Directories for the years 1936 - 1954
U.S. Naturalization Records
California Death Index
Battle of Hill 70:
Canadian War Museum article "Hill 70"
Canadian Encyclopedia article "Battle for Hill 70"
Wikipedia article "Battle of Hill 70"
Distinguised Conduct Medal and Military Medal:
Article and description of the Distinguished Conduct Medal
The Distinguished Conduct Medal Awarded to Members of the Canadian Expeditionary Force 1914-1920, by David K. Riddle & Donald G. Mitchell (1991).