THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
DONALDSON Thomas Davis Smillie
13/178, Sergeant, Auckland Mounted Rifles

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Palestine August 1917
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  During the attack he displayed great gallantry by the manner in which he conveyed the wounded across a river during the retirement.  He, with another man, under heavy fire, went out and brought back the whole of the wounded, swimming with them across the river.  His gallantry and disregard of danger were most marked

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
War Medal 1939-45
NZ War Service Medal

Gallipoli Medallion
Gallipoli Lapel Badge

NOTES
Born 9 July 1890, Palmerston North, NZ
Died 23 May 1979, Middlemore, Auckland, NZ