DOUGLAS Walter Turnbull
26/1161, Private, 4th Battalion, NZ Rifle Brigade

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Flers 15 September 1916
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  He displayed the greatest courage as a stretcher bearer, in bringing in wounded while under heavy fire.  He has set a fine example throughout

Military Medal
Gazetted 28 January 1918
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during the attack on Passchendaele Ridge on 12 October 1917.  He showed great courage during the advance and consolidation, after which he volunteered for service, clearing the battlefield of the wounded men and assisted in getting many to the Dressing Station during the day and night, working the greater part of the time under heavy machine gun fire

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Military Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 27 November 1884, NZ
Died 20 Feb 1932, Te Wharau, NZ
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