THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
BUTLER Mathew
4/1240, Sapper, Tunnelling Company, NZ Engineers

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  On the occasion of the explosion of the end of the sap across ‘No Man’s Land’ he showed the greatest gallantry in continuing up the sap in spite of heavy shelling.  He has done previous fine work of a similar nature

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 1 September 1887, Tasmania, Australia
Died 3 October 1938, Gisborne, NZ