McLEAN Kenneth Bruce
4/1376, Sapper, NZ Tunneling Company, NZ Engineers

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 1 January 1919
France, 22 March 1918. For courageous devotion to duty and initiative in execution of his work.  On 10th March last he was detailed as instructor in dug-out construction.  At the commencement of a hostile attack on 22nd March, the message to recall him having miscarried, he stayed with the battery for five days, and assisted in both working the gun and establishing a new position when the battery withdrew.  On his own initiative he opened up a partly demolished dug-out, and so provided cover for a gun crew during a period of intense hostile shelling

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 16 April 1887, Scotland
Died 9 April 1946, Auckland, New Zealand
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