THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
NEILSON Arthur
4/1303, Corporal, Tunnelling Company, NZ Engineers

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 3 June 1918
France 1918.  For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  His coolness and good judgment under heavy shell and machine-gun fire have been very marked, and have had a fine effect on the men associated with him.

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 11 May 1887, Morrinsville, New Zealand
Died 18 March 1951 Auckland, New Zealand
Buried Waikaraka Cemetery, Auckland