THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
BLUNDELL Edward Kennedy
28079, Sergeant, 3rd Battalion, Wellington Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
France, October 1917
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in an attack.  When his platoon commander was wounded he took command of the platoon and led it in a successful attack on a machine gun.  He set a splendid example of courage and initiative to his men throughout the operation

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 10 July 1890, Bulls, NZ
Died 24 November 1964, Tauranga, NZ