THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
HURST Herbert Clarence
7/349, Major, Canterbury Mounted Rifles
806706, Colonel, 3rd Battalion Canterbury Regiment, WW2 & Reserve of Officers

CITATION
Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Gazetted 3 June 1916, p5570
For distinguished service in the field at Gallipoli.  Hill 60 27 August 1915.  For work on Kaiajik Aghala during the attack on 27th inst.  A very reliable officer who would command a regiment well.

Distinguished Service Order
Gazetted 28 January 1916, p1210
In connection with the operations described in General Ian Hamilton's despatch of 11 December 1915.

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 13 July 1916, p6956
For distinguished and gallant service rendered during the period of General Sir C. Munro's command of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force.

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 6 July 1917, p6774
For gallant and distinguished conduct in the field or for other valuable service.  General A.J Murray's despatch dated 1st March 1917.  Commander-in-Chief, Egyptian Expeditionary Force.

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted
Mentioned in connection with the operations described in General Ian Hamilton's despatch of 11 December 1915.

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 22 January 1919, p1165
For service duing the period from 16th March to 18 September 1918.

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 16 January 1920, p700
For service during the period from 19th September 1918 to 31st January 1919.

Order of the Nile, 4th class (Egypt)
Gazetted 3 June 1919, p7005
For distinguished service rendered during the course of the campaign.

AWARDS
Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Distinguished Service Order
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
      Mention in Despatches (5)
War Medal 1939-45
New Zealand War Service Medal
Silver Jubilee Medal 1935
Colonial Auxiliary Forces Officers Decoration
Colonial Auxiliary Forces Decoration
Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal
New Zealand Long and Efficient Service Medal
Order of the Nile, 4th class (Egypt)

NOTES
Born 22 November 1884, Christchurch, New Zealand
Died 20 June 1951, Christchurch, New Zealand