THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
CAVENETT William George
12/324, Private, Cyclist Battalion, att 22 Corps

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. This man was with the corps mounted troops in the vanguard of the division, which met considerable resistance from a redoubt. Single-handed he worked his way round to the rear, and, despite the fact that he was fired on at short range by snipers and machine guns, rushed the post, bayoneting three of the enemy and taking a fourth prisoner

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Gallipoli Medallion

NOTES
Born 17 August 1889, Pt Pirie, South Australia
Died 11 August 1967, Auckland, NZ