SYME George
2/1103, Gunner temp Bombardier, 15 Battery, New Zealand Field Artillery
12702, Legion of Frontiersmen, New Zealand

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 Conduct 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, France
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