EDWARDS Charles Joseph Knight
2/444, acting Sergeant, 3rd Battery, NZ Field Artillery

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
For conspicuous bravery on the 27th and 28th August 1915 at Hill 60 (Dardanelles).  A fire having been started, as the result of the enemy’s firing, round a pit containing over fifty high explosive shells, Sergeant Edwards volunteered to carry water to put out the fire, and was successful in doing so, although the section was being heavily and accurately shelled the whole time
(See citation for Clark NM)

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Memorial Plaque

NOTES
Born 3 May 1894, Dunedin, NZ
Died of Wounds 4 October 1917, France
Buried at Mendingham
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