THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
PORTER William Lincoln Field
2/2238, Battery Sergeant Major, 9th Battery, NZ Field Artillery

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 11 March 1920
At Houtmont on 9th November 1918, he was ordered to bring the battery into action.  This he did very ably under heavy fire, enabling telling fire to be brought to bear on the enemy infantry with successful results

Meritorious Service Medal
Gazetted 18 January 1919
In recognition of valuable services rendered with the armies in France and Flanders

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

NOTES
Born 25 September 1883, Woodend, New Zealand
Died 23 May 1961, New Plymouth, New Zealand