THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
GASKELL Frederick Arthur
38525, Sergeant, 4th Battalion, NZ Rifle Brigade

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
France, April 1918
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty after assuming command of a platoon.  He reorganised his men under heavy fire, pressed his attack home, and helped to capture a enemy strong position.  He sent back useful information to adjoining troops, and generally displayed initiative and good leadership

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Memorial Plaque

NOTES
Born 21 April 1895, Howick, Auckland, NZ
Died of Wounds 28 August 1918, France
Buried Gezaircourt Cemetery