MAHONEY Frank
10/2228, Private, Wellington Battalion

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 29 November 1915
For conspicuous gallantry and resource on the night of 26th-27th August 1915 during operations on the Gallipoli Peninsula, when he volunteered to go out to rescue some men who had been isolated within the enemy’s lines for fifteen days.  It was a mission of great difficulty and danger, and by his coolness and knowledge of scouting he greatly contributed to the success of the search and ultimate rescue o the missing men

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 28 January 1916
In connection with operations described in General Ian Hamilton's despatch of 11 December 1915

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
       Mention in Despatches
Victory Medal

Memorial Plaque

NOTES
Born 30 September 1880, Auckland, New Zealand
Killed in Action 21 August 1917, France
No recorded grave
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