Sheffield Daily Telegraph – Saturday 09 February 1918
D.C.M. Awards. The following are the deeds for which the undermentioned non-commissioned officers and men received the Distinguished Conduct Medal
From South Yorkshire:
41052 Pte. W. Harding, Worcesters (Goldthorpe) (picture)
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in attacking enemy strong points.
Seeing a blockhouse on his flank from which a machine-gun was firing, he worked his way round from the rear and captured the gun and eight prisoners.
He showed great courage and initiative