THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
BUCKTHOUGHT Norman Walter
18758, Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, Auckland Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in air attack.  He single-handed attacked an enemy machine gun which was holding up the advance and causing casualties, shot up the team, and put the gun out of action.  He showed splendid courage and determination

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 26 July 1894, Toko, New Zealand
Died 2 November 1947, Auckland, New Zealand