RICKETTS William
11/442, Squadron Sergeant Major, Wellington Mounted Rifles

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 14 January 1916
For conspicuous gallantry on the 8th and 9th August 1915, at Chunuk Bair (Dardanelles), when he invariably displayed great bravery and resource in the performance of his duties, and set a fine example to all with him

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
War Medal 1939-45
New Zealand War Service Medal
New Zealand Territorial Service Medal

NOTES
Born 20 April 1890, Spring Grove, New Zealand
Died 14 April 1956, Hamilton, New Zealand
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