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JACK Alexander Douglas
28589, Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Auckland Regiment
1/3/1, Lieutenant Colonel, North Auckland Regiment, Home Guard, WW2

CITATION
Military Cross
Gazetted 12 December 1918, p14290
He went forward with four Stokes mortars with the leading wave of the attack and dealt with points of resistance and machine gun nests with promptitude and effect, thus permitting the infantry advance to proceed with little delay.  His fine example of courage and initiative as he led his men forward through heavy shell and machine gun fire inspired all who were with him.

AWARDS
Military Cross
British War Medal
Victory Medal
War Medal 1939-45
New Zealand War Medal
Silver Jubilee Medal 1935
Efficiency Decoration
Colonial Auxillery Forces Officers Decoration
New Zealand Service Medal
New Zealand Territorial Service Medal

NOTES
Born 29 October 1887 Auckland, New Zealand
Died New Zealand
Buried