LEE John Alexander
16560, Private, 1st Battalion, Wellington Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Messines 7 June 1917
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  During our offensive he showed great dash and coolness in attacking and capturing a machine-gun with its team.  Later, when the advance was held up by an enemy post, he skillfully rushed it with two of his comrades, capturing two machine-guns and forty men

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal

Justice of the Peace
Member of Parliament

NOTES
Born 31 October 1890, Dunedin, New Zealand
Died 13 June 1982, Auckland, New Zealand

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