THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
BENNETT Philip Henry George
10/274, Corporal, Wellington Infantry Battalion

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
For great gallantry on the 26th April 1915, at Gaba Tepe (Dardanelles).  During the attack on the position he was instrumental in maintaining the supply of ammunition for the machine guns under a very heavy fire, and showed the greatest courage and devotion to duty

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 5 August 1915
Mentioned in General Ian HAMILTON's of 20 May 1915.  (Commander Mediterranean Expeditionary Force)

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Mention in Despatches

NOTES
Born 28 September 1891, Foxton, New Zealand
Died 15 January 1962, Waikanae, New Zealand