MacKAY Donald Meridith Gordon
24381, Company Sergeant Major, 2nd Battalion, Canterbury Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Mailly-Maillet 26 March 1918
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty while one of a party engaged in dislodging a machine gun which was causing our troops casualties from a commanding position.  The party worked round and attacked the machine-gun post.  This Warrant Officer shot two of the enemy and the post was rushed: also two prisoners and a gun captured.  Although the operations, too, this warrant officer rendered valuable assistance to his company commander, and set a splendid example of coolness and dash to the men of his company

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 2 May 1895, Otago, New Zealand
Died 15 March 1944, Scotland
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