THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
SMYTHE Rayner Barrington
N/N, 9th Contingent, South Africa
15/25, Lieutenant Colonel, New Zealand Staff Corps, WW1
800427, Lieutenant Colonel, Home Guard Service, WW2

CITATION
Distinguished Service Order
Gazetted 1 January 1917, p29
For distinguished service in the field.  (France and Flanders)

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 28 Jan 1916, p1209
In connection with the operations as described in General Ian Hamilton's despatch of 11 December 1915.

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 13 July 1916, p6943
For distinguished and gallant service rendered during the period of General Sir Charles Munro's command of the Meditarranian Expeditionary Force.

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 4 January 1917, p261
Mentioned in a despatch from General Sir Douglas Haig, GCB.

AWARDS
Distinguished Service Order
Queen’s South Africa Medal
       South Africa 1902
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
       Mention in Despatches (3)
War Medal 1939-45
New Zealand War Service Medal
Delhi Durbar Medal 1911
New Zealand Long and Efficient Service Medal

Gallipoli Medalion
Gallipoli Lapel Badge

NOTES
Born 15 June 1880, Richmond. Nelson, New Zealand
Died 25 January 1968, Wellington, New Zealand