THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
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6/524, Sergeant, 1st Battalion, Canterbury Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 16 August 1917
France, May 1917.  For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  After the platoon commander had been severely wounded he led his men to a forward position, which he thoroughly consolidated under severe bombardment.  He kept his position for sixty hours, doing excellent work and setting a splendid example to his men

Military Medal
Gazetted 11 October 1916
As a stretcher bearer on the 25th April when searching for wounded along Walkers Ridge he cam upon a Machine Gun Section all but one of which were casualties.  He assisted this man to carry the gun to a new position, and while still under heavy fire, carried SAA to him so that the gun could be effectively used to repel the Turkish attack.  He also ably carried out his duties as stretcher bearer until wounded at this work in August 1915

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Military Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
New Zealand Territorial Service Medal

Gallipoli Medallion

NOTES
Born 6 October 1893, Timaru, New Zealand
Died 6 June 1957, Tinwald, Ashburton, New Zealand