NIMMO Alexander
34906, Sergeant, 3rd Battalion, Otago Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 18 February 1919
Persia – Dunsterforce.  For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty at Sain Kalea on 6th August 1918.  He was with a small party detailed to cover the retirement of a column, and he was left behind to bring the transport out of a village.  He and another non-commissioned officer beat off a determined enemy attempt to capture the mules.  Throughout the fight for fifteen miles he worked a Lewis gun and rifle continuously

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 28 August 1893, Taieri, New Zealand
Died 20 December 1965, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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