THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
BATES George Ronald
24/345, Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, NZ Rifle Brigade

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Boutillerie, 7 January 1917
For conspicuous gallantry in action.  During a raid he went to the assistance of a blocking party and succeeded in driving off the enemy at a critical time, thereby materially assisting in the success of the raid.

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

Memorial Plaque

NOTES
Born 19 December 1894, Wellington NZ
Killed in Action, 4 November 1918, France
Buried at Le Quesnoy