MacDONALD Alexander
8/596, Private, 2nd Battalion, Otago Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Reutel 15 February 1918
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He went out into No Man's Land in daylight with one man to reconnoiter a new enemy work which he had observed, and found 5 of the enemy holding a sniping post. He and his comrade at once attacked the post, killed one of the enemy and captured the remainder. He set a magnificent example of courage and initiative to his comrades.

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

Gallipoli Medallion
Gallipoli Lapel Badge

NOTES
Born 8 September 1886, Scotland
Died 17 September 1971, Dunedin, New Zealand
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