JAMES William Horace
10/1861, Company Sergeant Major, 1st Battalion, Wellington Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during the period from 17th September to 11th November 1918.  He acted as Company Sergeant Major during this period when the battalion was engaged on several occasions in heavy fighting.  Particularly at Briastre on 11th and 12th October, when his company suffered severe casualties, and at Le Quesnoy on 4th November, he did fine reconnaissance work

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
War Medal 1939-45
NZ War Service Medal

NOTES
Born 22 February 1891, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Died 24 December 1968, Gisborne, NZ

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