ABERNETHY, Rex Clifford
14182, 2nd Lieutenant, N.Z.Rifle Brigade
Gazetted 16 August 1917
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He showed great ability and resource in commanding his company when all the other officers had been wounded, consolidating the captured position and maintaining the new line. His ready grasp of the situation inspired all ranks with the greatest confidence.
British War Medal