THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
BINGAY Hubert Luke
Major, Acting Lieutenant Colonel, Royal Engineers, att NZ Engineers

CITATION
Distinguished Service Order
Gazetted 1 January 1919
For services during the Ypres offensive 1917, and operations on the Somme in March 1918.  During the winter 1917-18 at Ypres this Officer at great personal risk carried out daily reconnaissances for the siting of the lines of defence in the Polygon Wood Sector when enemy shelling was heavy.  His work as CRE has been of great value to the Division.

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 21 May 1918
Honours despatch for the period 22 September 1917 to 24 February 1918 inclusive.

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 20 December 1918
British Loan Officer 22 December 1917 to 22 November 1918 from Royal Engineers

AWARDS
Distinguished Service Order
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Mention in Despatches

NOTES
Born 9 December 1880, England
Died