THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
CROCKER Thomas Richard
31230, Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Wellington Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
On 29th September 1919, at Welsh Ridge, after the objective had been reached, it was discovered that a party of nine of our men had pushed forward and were practically surrounded by the enemy.  On his own initiative he worked forward and reached the party, of which he took command, on his way back mopping up an enemy party, capturing four, killing three, and inflicting heavy casualties on the remainder

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 22 September 1894, Christchurch, NZ