THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
CHAYTOR Lawrence Clervaux
7/180, Major, 5 Company, New Zealand Machine Gun Corps

CITATION
Military Cross
Gazetted 26 November 1917, p12322
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  He led his machine guns forward through a heavy barrage, choosing their position with great skill.  By his sound judgement under fire he got his guns quickly into action and saved his teams many casualties.  He set a splendid example of courage to his men

AWARDS
Military Cross
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 25 August 1892,
Died 8 July 1954, Blenheim, New Zealand
Buried at Tuamarina Cemetery, Blenheim, New Zealand