MARTIN Andrew
7/90, temp Squadron Sergeant Major, Canterbury Mounted Rifles

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 22 October 1918
Egypt June-July 1917.  For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty on two occasions.  During an advance he showed great skill and daring in advance of his squadron, meeting two of the enemy and killing them single handed.  Later his coolness and gallantry were particularly noticeable whilst directing his men in digging-in under heavy hostile shell-fire

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 12 January 1918
For gallant and distinguished conduct in the field or for other valuable services.  General A.J MURRAY's despatch of 28 June 1917 (Commander-in-Chief, Egyptian Expeditionary Force)

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

Gallipoli Medallion
Gallipoli Lapel Badge

NOTES
Born 14 August 1892, Ataio, New Zealand
Died 23 November 1982, Waimate, South Canterbury, New Zealand
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