NORRIS John Richard
4/1632, Lance Corporal, Tunnelling Company, NZ Engineers

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 26 July 1917
France, February 1917.  For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  He displayed the greatest coolness and courage when he and his party were entombed in a gallery.  There was a great risk of the workings being discovered, but he succeeded in getting his party dug out undetected

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal
New Zealand War Service Medal

NOTES
Born 27 July 1892, Newtown, Sydney, Australia
Died 25 May 1965, Waihi, New Zealand
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