THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
LEPPER Robert
23/483, Corporal, 1st Battalion, NZ Rifle Brigade

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 22 September 1916
Wadi Majid 25 December 1915.  For conspicuous gallantry in action.  He rushed forward under heavy fire and bought into safety men who were lying wounded in front of the firing-line

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 21 June 1916
In connection with operations on the Western Front.

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Mention in Despatches
War Medal 1939-45
New Zealand War Service Medal
Coronation Medal 1937

NOTES
Born 4 December 1894, Heddon Bush, New Zealand
Died 30 August 1981, Invercargill, New Zealand