LATIMER Richard Thomas
24/654, Sergeant, 2nd, NZ Rifle Brigade

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
France, March 1917
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  He personally accounted for the crew of an enemy machine-gun, thereby enabling the advance to be continued.  He set a splendid example to his men

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

NOTES
Born 13 December 1892, Oraki, New Zealand
Died 12 October 1960, Ashburton, New Zealand
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