FERGUSON William
24/1933, Private, 2nd Battalion, NZ Rifle Brigade, att 3rd Light Trench Mortar Battery

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
For conspicuous gallantry in front of Le Quesnoy.  On 1st November 1918, under heavy fire, he kept his gun in action, thus frustrating an attempted enemy raid on an advanced post.  On 4th November, an enemy machine gun having held up the advance, he got his gun into action and destroyed the machine gun, thereby enabling the advance to continue, and causing the capture of thirty prisoners

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 9 March 1885, Lawrence, Otago, NZ
Died 5 August 1933, Wellington, NZ
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