THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
BOARD Sydney
20290, Sergeant, 1st Battalion, Wellington Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
For marked gallantry and good work east of Le Quesnoy on 4th November 1918.  Early in the attack, when his platoon officer became a casualty, he took over command of the platoon and led them admirably.  His platoon inflicted many casualties on the enemy, and captured about two hundred prisoners and ten machine guns. Throughout the attack he displayed fine courage and leadership

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 21 July 1895, Bristol, England
Died 22 January 1959, Porongahau, NZ