THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
BLACK Thomas
12/4137, Sergeant, Auckland Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazette 26 June 1918
Mailly-Maillet 25 March 1918
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  He led his men in an attack against a strong enemy position with such determination that the position was quickly taken and many prisoners and machine guns were captured.  He showed splendid courage and coolness, which were an excellent example to his men throughout the operations

Meritorious Service Medal


AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal
NZ War Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal

NOTES
Born 6 May 1892, Opotiki, New Zealand