SCRIMSHAW Eric George
4/1399A, (Formerly 6/1399), Sapper, 1st Field Company, New Zealand Engineers

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 6 September 1915
For conspicuous gallantry on the 24th April 1915 at Gaba Tepe, Dardanelles.  During the operations following the landing he on four separate occasions went out and brought in, under a very heavy fire, wounded men after all previous attempts to rescue them had failed.  He exhibited the greatest bravery, and set a fine example of devotion to duty

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 5 August 1916
Mentioned inGeneral Ian Hamilton's despatch of 20 May 1915 (Commander, Mediterranean Expeditionary Force)

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

Gallipoli Medallion
Gallipoli Lapel Badge

NOTES
Born 4 September 1894, Christchurch, New Zealand
Died 6 September 1968, Hamilton, New Zealand
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