THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
GODFREY James Alfred
6/1031, Company Sergeant Major, 1st Battalion, Canterbury Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
France, Nov 1917
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in command of his company after all the officers had become casualties.  He got the men disposed in safe positions, then organised rescue parties for men for men who had been buried by shell fire, and directed their work under very heavy fire

Military Medal

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

NOTES
Born 17 January 1881, Picton, NZ
Died of Wounds 26 December 1917, France
Buried at Lijssenthoek Cemetery