HOOPER Albert George
13/2580, Sergeant, NZ Squadron, Imperial Camel Corps

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during an attack.  He had charge of the telephone lines running from battalion headquarters to the firing line, and several times during the operations the lines were cut or broken.  Each time he went forward under heavy shell and machine-gun fire and successfully repaired them, so that telephone communication was maintained throughout the action

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

NOTES
Born 30 September 1892, Makarau, NZ
Died 3 October 1962, Orewa, NZ
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