THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
SAXBY Conrad Gordon
13/2150, Major, NZ Pioneer Battalion

CITATION
Distinguished Service Order
Gazetted 1 January 1917, p29
For good work and devotion to duty during the period August 27th to October 2nd 1916. During this period Major SAXBY commanded 'A' Company New Zealand Pioneers, and his coolness under fire and he set a splendid example, were an inspiration to the men working under fire.  His company work was always laid off with sound judgement and well carried out.

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 4 January 1917, p262
Mentioned in a despatch from General Sir Douglas Haig, GCB, Commander-in-Chief of the British Armies in France, dated 13th November 1916.

AWARDS
Distinguished Service Order
Queen’s South Africa Medal
      Relief of Kimberley, Transvaal, Orange Free State, Cape Colony
King’s South Africa Medal
       South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
       Mention in Despatches

NOTES
Born 7 January 1880, Napier, New Zealand
Died of Influenza 27 November 1918, Wandsworth, England
Buried at Brookwood Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England