THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
HILL Cecil Thomas
28139, Lance Corporal, 1st Battalion, Wellington Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Reincourt, 1 September 1918
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  He made a reconnaissance of the ground in front of our line and obtained information which was of great value in the attack which followed. During the attack he rushed three enemy machine-gun posts and captured four machine-guns. He set a splendid example of courage and determination

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 23 January 1894, Rangiora, NZ
Died 20 March 1973, Wanganui, NZ