THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
FINDLAY John
7/598, Lieutenant Colonel, Canterbury Mounted Rifles

CITATION
Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)
Gazetted 8 November 1915, p11025
For distinguished service in the field during the operations at the Dardanelles.

Distinguished Service Order
Gazetted 1 January 1917, p29
For distinguished service in the field. (Sinai and Palestine).

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 5 November 1915, p11003
Mentioned in General I. Hamilton's despatch of 26 August 1915,  Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean Expeditionary Force.

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 1 December 1916, p11808
Mentioned in despatches from General Sir Alexander Murray, KCB, Commander-in-Chief, Egyption Expeditionary Force.

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 12 January 1918, p804
For gallant and distinguished conduct in the field or for other valuable services.  General A.J Murray's despatch dated 28 June 1917.  Commander-in-Chief, Egyptian Expeditionary Force.

Order of the Nile, 3rd class (Egypt)
Gazetted 9 November 1918, p13274
For distinguished service rendered in the course of the campaign.

AWARDS
Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)
Distinguished Service Order
Queen’s South Africa Medal
Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Cape Colony, Orange Free State, South Africa 1901
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Mention in Despatches (3)
Colonial Auxiliary Forces Decoration
Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal
New Zealand Long and Efficient Service Medal
Order of the Nile, 3rd class (Egypt)

NOTES
Born 11 March 1869, North Taieri, New Zealand
Died 20 September 1946, Ashburton, New Zealand