MAHONY Wilford Frederick
12/4051, Corporal, 2nd Battalion, Auckland Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in an attack.  He took command of his platoon and organised them after they had suffered heavy casualties.  On seeing the flank of the advance held up, he rushed forward with a Lewis gun and with his section captured a pill-box with thirty prisoners.  He then led his platoon to their objective.  His courage and coolness inspired the whole company

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 4 November 1884, Auckland, New Zealand
Died 24 January 1964, Auckland, New Zealand
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