THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
KEOGH John
23/1088, Private, 1st Battalion, NZ Rifle brigade

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Passchendaele, 11-14 October 1917
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as stretcher bearer.  Throughout the whole operations he carried out his work with tireless energy and with utter disregard for personal safety.  He continually went into “No Man’s Land” under heavy machine-gun fire and carried wounded men in.  His devotion to duty was the means of saving many lives

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

NOTES
Born 25 March 1882, Milton, NZ
Died 30 January 1920, Wellington, NZ