THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
DOHERTY Percy George
7/437, Second Lieutenant, Canterbury Mounted Rifles
25947, Legion of Frontiersmen

CITATION
Military Cross
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During an attack, after the first trench was taken, he rallied his men to meet a counter-attack, which was repulsed. The enemy then began another counter-attack, and, although slightly wounded, he led his men forward under very heavy fire and machine-gun fire, and drove the enemy back a second time

AWARDS
Military Cross
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
War Medal 1939-45
NZ War Service Medal

Pioneer Axe

NOTES
Born 1890, Ashburton New Zealand
Died 1970, Tauranga, New Zealand