THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
BURNS Kenneth Bickerton
6/2960, Lance Corporal, 1st Battalion, Canterbury Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as a section leader.  When a machine gun with a strong crew threatened to hold to hold up the advance of his company he moved to a flank and reached a position from which he rushed in with two men, captured the gun and killed the crew, ten in number

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
War Medal 1939-45
NZ War Service Medal

NOTES
Born 25 July 1891, Christchurch, NZ