THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
KENNA Timothy
12/2001, Company Sergeant Major, Railway Operating Section, NZ Engineers

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
France 2 December 1917
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  Though the enemy were shelling heavily with gas and high explosive shells, he volunteered to get forward a light railway train of ammunition to a battery which was in urgent need of it.  The train was derailed several times, but he made several journeys to the battery with ammunition, though he was suffering from the affects of gas.  It was solely owing to his personal example that the work was accomplished

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

NOTES
Born 17 April 1880, Ireland
Died 29 November 1954, Wellington, NZ