HEATON Fred
10/4115, Sergeant, 1st Battalion, Wellington Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
For most conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  He led his men with great dash and determination in an attack, advanced beyond his objective, and put out of action two enemy machine guns which were enfilading the troops which were advancing on the right.  His prompt action enabled the right flank to continue the advance and reach the objective.  He set a splendid example to his men

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 23 January 1894, England
Died 12 March 1950, Wanganui, NZ
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