ANDERSON Henry
25/708, Sergeant, 3rd Battalion, NZ Rifle Brigade

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Boutillerie, 20 December 1916.  For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  During the operations he behaved in a most gallant manner in attacking and putting out of action an enemy machine gun crew, thereby saving many casualties

bar to the Distinguished Conduct Medal
Messines, 7 June 1917.  For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  He showed fine leadership and initiative in commanding hi platoon under heavy shellfire during and after an attack.  Although his trenches were constantly blown in, he kept control of his men, and by his courage and example set a very high standard to all ranks.

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal and bar
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 15 December 1893, Sydney, Australia
Died 23 June 1964, Auckland, NZ
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