THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
MacCORMICK Kenneth
3/185, Major, New Zealand Medical Corps
6163, Brigadier, Medical Services WW2

CITATION
Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)
Gazetted 12 October 1943, p4539

Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Gazetted 26 December 1941, p7326

Distinguished Service Order
Gazetted 26 November 1917, p12316
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in charge of the evacuation of the wounded during an action.  He remained at duty for forty
eight hours without rest, visiting the advanced posts, searching shell holes and bringing in many wounded.  When one of the bearer posts was
heavily shelled, with great coolness he got all the wounded away, staying behind himself until the last had left.  He set a splendid example of courage
and untiring energy

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 28 January 1916, p1210
In connection with the operations described in General Ian Hamilton's despatch dated 11 December 1915.

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 28 December 1917, p13576
Mentioned in Field Marshal D. Haig's despatch of 7 November 1917 for distinguished and gallant service and devotion to duty during the period 26th February to midnight 20/21st September 1917.

AWARDS
Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)
Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Distinguished Service Order
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
       Mention in Despatches (2)
1939-45 Star
Africa Star
8th Army
Defence Medal
War Medal 1939-45
       Mention in Despatches
New Zealand War Service Medal
Coronation Medal 1953
Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal
Efficiency Decoration
New Zealand Territorial Service Medal

NOTES
Born 13 January 1891, Auckland, New Zealand
Died 23 January 1964, Auckland, New Zealand