THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
KELLY Edwin
12/3065, Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Canterbury Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
France
During the action in which the battalion has been engaged since the 25th March 1918, he has frequently gone out in charge of limbers.  On many occasions his work has taken him into badly shelled areas.  His cool judgement on numerous occasions has saved the lives of both transport personnel and animals.  On al occasions he has worked with total disregard to his own safety, and has always inspired his men with confidence

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

NOTES
Born 24 April 1882, Hamilton, NZ
Died 11 December 1947, Papakura, NZ