PARANIHI Tau
16/407, Private, NZ Maori (Pioneer) Battalion

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 14 January 1916
For conspicuous gallantry on the 6th August 1915, at ANZAC.  During an attack on old No3 Post, although unarmed, he seized an armed Turk and compelled him to surrender

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 28 January 1916
In connection with the operations described in General I. Hamilton's despatch of 11 december 1915

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
       Mention in Despatches

Gallipoli Medallion
Gallipoli Lapel Badge

NOTES
Born 9 October 1891, Marton, New Zealand
Died
THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT