THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
MENZIES Clement Edward Horton
10/2235, Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, Wellington Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Passchendaele 1 October 1917
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  Although wounded early in the action, he carried on his work as L For gallantry and devotion to duty ewis gun sergeant with great skill. After the capture of the objective he continually visited the guns, encouraging his men and directing their fire.  When the crew of one gun were all casualties he kept the gun in action himself, and by his coolness and courage under heavy fire he inspired all his men with confidence

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
War Medal 1939-45
NZ War Service Medal

Gallipoli Medallion

NOTES
Born 26 June 1892, Devonport, Auckland, NZ
Died 17 April 1965, Gisborne, NZ