Corpl. Spain was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for Bravery.
"For gallant conduct at Le Touquet in remaining standing in a very exposed position under heavy fire, watching and reporting the enemy movement, which could not otherwise be ascertained." L.G. 1/1/15
Ref. Vol III of The Rifle Brigade History 1914-18.
Service No: 3410
Regiment/Service: Rifle Brigade, 1st Bn.
Honors: D C M
Son of George John and Rosina Mary Spain.