THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
DIBBLE Samuel Trevor
11/1271, Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Wellington Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 18 February 1919
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during operations near Crevecoeur on 29th September and 1st October 1918.  The first day he was wounded and one of his party killed and one wounded, but he established early communication with the attacking companies.  The next day three of his section were killed or wounded, but he kept his wire working, and, although wounded a second time, carried on for twenty four hours

Military Medal
Gazetted 9 December 1916
Action: Flers, 15, 16, 17 September 1916.  This man is a Battalion signaller.  During the fighting around Flers on the above dates he displayed the greatest courage and devotion to duty, going out repeatedly during heavy shellfire to mend broken lines.  He has been instrumental in keeping up communications.

Mention in Despatches


AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Military Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
1939-45 Star
Africa Star
Pacific Star
War Medal 1939-45
       Mention in Despatches
NZ War Service Medal

NOTES
Born 3 June 1893, Auckland, NZ
Died 10 February 1983, Levin, NZ