O'BRIEN Michael Joseph
7/250, Sergeant, Canterbury Mounted Rifles

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 26 April 1917
Egypt, November 1916.  For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  He took command of the troop and led them forward in a most gallant manner.  He has at all times set a fine example of courage and determination

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 6 July 1917
For gallant and distinguished conducy in the field or for other valuable services.  General A.J Murray's despatch of 1 March 1917.  Commander-in-Chief, Egyptian Expeditionary Force.

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
       Mention in Despatches
War Medal 1939-45
New Zealand War Service Medal

Gallipoli Medallion

NOTES
Born 3 July 1891, Blenheim, New Zealand
Died 21 March 1958, Blenheim, New Zealand
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