THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
MURCHISON Donald Sinclair
7/380, Major, Canterbury Mounted Rifles

CITATION
Distinguished Service Order
Gazetted 1 January 1918, p29
For great courage and ability in leading his Squadron at Gaza on 26th March 1917.  Advancing from the north with great dash, he succeeded in reaching Ali MuntarvRedoubt and connecting up with the Infantry.

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 6 July 1917, p6774
For gallant and distinguished conduct in the field or for other valuable service.  General A.J Murray's despatch dated 1 March 1917.  Commander-in-Chief, Egyptian Expeditionary Force.

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 12 January 1918, p804
For gallant and distinguishe conduct in the field or for other valuable service.  General A.J Murray's  despatch of 28th June 1917.  Commander-in-Chief, Egyptian Expeditionary Force.

AWARDS
Distinguished Service Order
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
       Mention in Despatches (2)
New Zealand Territorial Service Medal

NOTES
Born 16 June 1891, Lyttelton, New Zealand
Died 24 April 1979, Christchurch, New Zealand