THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
BOWERS William George
12/3257, Lance Corporal, 3rd Battalion, NZ Rifle Brigade

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Hebuterne, 27 March 1918
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  He pushed forward alone to locate two enemy wounded in a sap.  He came across a party of twelve of the enemy.  He captured two and dispersed the remainder.  His single-handed performance was a great example to his men

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Military Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 24 January 1895, Christchurch, NZ
Died 24 March 1966, Auckland, NZ