PAULING Walter James
8/1594, Sergeant (acting Company Sergeant Major), 1st Battalion, Otago Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 3 September 1918
Meteren, 16 April 1918.  For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  When his company took over a line of detached posts exposed to enemy snipers and heavy machine-gun fire, he took charge of the three leading platoons and successfully posted them under most difficult circumstances.  His cheerfulness and courage set a fine example to his men

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

NOTES
Born 12 May 1892, Ashburton, New Zealand
Died 16 May 1936, Auckland, New Zealand
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