THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
FINN Bertram Sibbald
12/591, Captain, New Zealand Medical Corps

CITATION
Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Gazetted

Distinguished Service Order
Gazetted 29 October 1915, p10729
For conspicuous devotion to duty in the Gallipoli Peninsula during operations from 6th to 9th August 1915 when he worked night and day with unceasing zeal and without rest evacuating the wounded.  His work was carried out under continuous fire, on one occasion the dressing station being heavily shelled for an hour, many assistants and wounded being hit.  Owing to Captain Finn’s efforts the wounded lying in the more exposed positions were got to a place of greater safety

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 5 November 1915, p11003
-- Same recomendation for the DSO and MID --

AWARDS
Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Distinguished Service Order
Queen’s South Africa Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
       Mention in Despatches
War Medal 1939-45
New Zealand War Service Medal
Coronation Medal 1937
Efficiency Decoration
New Zealand Territorial Service Medal

NOTES
Born 18 October 1880, Invercargill, New Zealand
Died 23 August 1952, Auckland, New Zealand