THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
HIBBS Albert Leonard
9/1861, Company Sergeant Major, 2nd Battalion, Otago Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  His company was held up by heavy machine-gun fire and uncut wire.  He displayed absolute contempt for danger, and repeatedly got sections forward and attempted to find a gap in the wire.  He did most valuable work in reorganising his company, setting them a splendid example of courage and cheerfulness

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
NZ War Service Medal

NOTES
Born 18 November 1880, Christchurch, NZ
Died 30 August 1971, Masterton, NZ