AULD James Alexander
15445, Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Canterbury Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in the operations of 8th October 1918, at Lesdain.  On one occasion when frontal fire failed to dislodge a hostile machinegun he crawled through our barrage to the rear of the enemy’s position and shot the crew. Later on, at the sunken road, he crawled up under cover and, firing from the shoulder, emptied his magazine into the obstacle.

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 1 January 1894, Fairlie, NZ
Died 2 February 1952, Cheviot, NZ

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