THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
DICKEY Andrew
26/768, Rifleman, 4th Battalion NZ Rifle Brigade, att X (Light Trench Mortar) Battery

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
France, May 1916
For conspicuous gallantry.  While under heavy fire from the enemy a misfire occurred in his gun.  Ordering his men under cover he proceeded to unscrew the fuse.  Flames were actually issuing from the vent, but he succeeded in his plucky act.  He is a Maori and has always shown great bravery
 
AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 21 September 1895, Bay of Islands, NZ
Died 4 February 1920, Trentham Military Hospital, NZ