THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
JOHNSON Herbert Arthur
12/3062, Private, 1st Battalion, Auckland Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 26 November 1917
France, June 1917.  For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  After the capture of the enemy’s position two enemy machineguns were causing casualties during the consolidation.  With two others he crept forward, shot the gunners, and captured the guns.  He showed splendid courage and initiative

Military Medal
Gazetted 9 December 1916
For gallantry - At a critical juncture of the attack on Grid Trench on 27 September 1916 he ran along the parapet and shot several of the enemy as they were preparing to resist.

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

NOTES
Born 7 June 1891, Whangarei, NZ
Died 31 October 1979, Whangarei, NZ