THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
PROCTOR William Alfred
12/3449, Sergeant, 2nd Battalion, Auckland Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 1 January 1919
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  At La Signy Farm on 30th March 1918, when an enemy machine gun was firing at his platoon, he shot three of the crew and captured the gun.  After that he cleared up the trench by bombing, attacking the enemy in a most fearless manner.  Throughout he displayed great courage.  Later he has been battalion gas non-commissioned officer, and has tendered very valuable service, being with the battalion continuously till wounded near Bapaume on 30th August 1918

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

NOTES
Born 20 February 1895, Auckland, New Zealand
Died 11 February 1970, Makaroa, New Zealand