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SOMMERVILLE Clive
11/1100, Major, New Zealand Field Artillery
 
CITATION
Distinguished Service Order
Gazetted 1 Jamuary 1919, p22
For conitnuous good service in the field.  He has commanded a Battery throughout the period with conspicuous ability, particularly during the recent mobile operations.  His energy has been unceasing, and he has on many occasions carried out his duties regardless of heavy enemy fire.

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 28 December 1917, p13575
February 26th to September 19th 1917.  A resolute Battery commander with a high sense of duty.  Originally commanded a Section of the Divisional Ammunition Column, the horses of which were kept in excellent condition, and has for some six months commanded a Battery with success.

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 28 May 1918, p6204
Honours Despatch for the period 22nd Septemebr 1917 to 24 February 1918, inclusive.

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 31 December 1918, p15230
Sir D. Haig's despatch dated 8th November 1918, submitting names deserving of special mention.

AWARDS
Distinguished Service Order
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Mention in Despatches (3)
New Zealand Territorial Service Medal

NOTES
Born 1881, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died 19 August 1943, Dannevirke, New Zealand