O'CONNOR Francis (Frank) Owen
10/1307, Private, Wellington Battalion
12836, Legion of Frontiersmen, New Zealand

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 5 August 1915, p7703
On the 8th May 1915, near Krithia, Dardanelles, for distinguished service in the firing-line until he was severely wounded, losing his right eye.  He had previously been twice slightly wounded.  His gallant example was of great value.

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

NOTES
Born 7 July 1890, Ashburton, New Zealand
Died 4 May 1933, Auckland, New Zealand
Buried Hillsborough Cemetery [Area 10, Block A, Plot 526]

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