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BAILEY Albert
2/657, Battery Sergeant Major, 12 Battery, NZ Field Artillery

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
France March 1917
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  While leading a large convoy of pack-animals up to the battery position he came under heavy shell-fire.  Hw showed great coolness in a most difficult situation, and got his convoy forward with very few casualties.  He set an excellent example of determination and contempt for danger

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born: 21 October 1887, Sutton, England
Died: 26 May 1961, Wellington, NZ