THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
HARPER Gordon Gerald
7/516, Corporal, Canterbury Mounted Rifles

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
For conspicuous gallantry between the 21st and the 30th August 1915, at Kaiajik Aghalla (Dardanelles), when in charge of machine guns.  He invariably displayed great bravery and devotion to duty

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 28 January 1916
In connection with the operations described in General Ian Hamilton's despatch of 11 December 1915

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
       Mention in Despatches

Memorial Plaque

NOTES
Born 15 February 1885, Papanui, NZ
Died of Wounds 12 August 1916, Egypt
Buried Cairo Cemetery, Egypt (Grave 133, Section M)