THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
O'BRIEN James Lawrence
10250, Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, Auckland Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 3 June 1919
France.  For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  He has fought in every action but one in which the battalion has been engaged.  He distinguished himself at Grevillers and Bancourt in August 1918, by the cool handling of his section and his gallantry under heavy fire.  On 10th October, in the advance to the River Selle, he was again noticed for his excellent work

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 2 August 1894, Greymouth, New Zealand
Died