SYME George
2/1103, Gunner temp Bombardier, 15 Battery, New Zealand Field Artillery

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Gazetted 11 December 1916
France, June 1916.  For conspicuous gallantry in action.  In company with a sergeant he entered a burning gun pit, and found a gunner pinned under fallen debris.  He and the sergeant worked for several minutes within a few feet of the burning charges and rescued the man

AWARDS
Distinguished Service Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal

Memorial Plaque
Gallipoli Medallion

NOTES
Born 18 February 1889, Wellington, New Zealand
Killed in Action 19 July 1917, France
Buried Maple Leaf Cemetery, Romarin
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