FISHER George
12/351, Sergeant, 5th Company, NZ Machine Gun Corps

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
France, December 1917
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  When his officer was killed during the advance he took over command of a battery of machine guns, personally reconnoitering the positions under heavy shell-fire, and moving the guns forward into action.  He displayed great coolness and resource under heavy fire, and by his capable leadership kept his guns in action, and set a splendid example to his men

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

Gallipoli Medallion
Gallipoli Lapel Badge

NOTES
Born 9 April 1883, Thames, NZ
Died 5 April 1973, Thames, NZ
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