O'CONNOR Thomas Raphael
36479, Private, 3rd Battalion, Auckland Regiment
Distinguished Conduct Medal.
Gazetted 3 June 1918
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. As a stretcher-bearer ^during one of our attacks, he distinguished himself by the courage and self-sacrificing devotion with which he attended to the wounded in exposed positions under heavy fire. His very gallant conduct saved the lives of many men, and set an example that was the admiration of all his comrades.
Distinguished Conduct Medal
British War Medal
Born 16 October 1882, Seadown, South Canterbury, New Zealand
Died 11 August 1944, Dunedin, New Zealand