MUIR Hugh
23/834, Corporal, Light Trench Mortar Battalion, NZ Field Artillery

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 16 August 1917
France, 1917.  For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  During heavy hostile shelling the charges round his mortar were set on fire and were blazing all round the dumps.  With utter disregard for his own safety he put the fire out, undoubtedly saving a serious explosion and the lives of his comrades.  His coolness under heavy shell-fire has at all times been most marked

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)
Gazetted 12 July 1918
For distinguished services rendered during the course of the campaign

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

NOTES
Born 30 January 1880, Inanuha Creek, Otago, New Zealand
Died 8 April 1960, Milton, New Zealand
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