GREENBANK Leonard
52995, Lance Corporal, 1st Battalion, Wellington Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty  on the 13th September 1918, during the operations near Gouzeaucourt.  When in command of his section he showed the utmost disregard for danger during an attack on a strongly held enemy post.  He personally led his section and rushed an enemy machine gun, while he put out of action himself In spite of heavy casualties in his section, he, with two men continued the attack by bombing a superior enemy force from a strongly fortified post, and gained his objective.  He set a splendid example to his men

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 2 December 1879, Otago, NZ
Died 13 October 1957, Auckland
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