THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
POTTER Robert Cecil
10/902, Sergeant, 1st Battalion, Wellington Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 22 September 1916
Armentieres, 1-2 July 1916.  For conspicuous gallantry during a raid on the enemy’s trenches.  He was in charge of scouts, and led the way under heavy fire with perfect coolness and accuracy.  His fine example was invaluable

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

NOTES
Born 27 October 1885, Auckland, New Zealand
Died 11 December 1969, Auckland, New Zealand