JACOB Edwin Charles Haddon
8/1518, Sergeant, 1st Battalion, Otago Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  When all the officers of his company became casualties in an attack he took command at a critical moment and pushed forward.  He captured an enemy strong point in the face of very heavy fire and held his position all day.  He set a splendid example of courage, leadership and determination

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

Gallipoli Medallion

NOTES
Born 26 January 1894, Naseby, NZ
Died 4 April 1966, Blenheim, NZ

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