THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
DUNTHORNE Alfred
26/766, Private, 4th Battalion, NZ Rifle Brigade

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Messines, 7 June 1917
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  Whilst under exceptionally heavy shell-fire with his company he noticed that three men of an adjacent company had been buried by a salvo.  He at once rushed to the place amidst thickly falling shells and personally extracted the three men, showing complete disregard of his personal safety under the most trying circumstances

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 22 November 1892, Margate, England
Died 27 April 1977, Lower Hutt, NZ