THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
GOILE William Bennett
10/351, Corporal, Trench Mortar Battery, NZ Field Artillery

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
France 1917-1918
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He has taken part in nearly every operation in which the battery has been engaged, distinguishing himself by his conspicuous gallantry and setting a fine example to his gun-team. On one occasion, when time: was limited, he worked night and day under shell and machine-gun fire preparing mortar emplacements and getting up the necessary ammunition, with a devotion to duty worthy of the highest praise.

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

NOTES
Born 6 September 1892, Marton, NZ
Died 4 January 1963, New Plymouth, NZ