THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
TRIPP Charles William Howard
71394, Captain acting Major, 36 Battalion, New Zealand Infantry, att 1st Commando Fiji Guerrillas

CITATION
Distinguished Service Order
Gazetted
For gallant and distinguished service in the South Pacific.
(A full account of Major Tripp in contained in “Pacific Commandos” by Colin R Larson)

Silver Star (USA)
Gazetted

AWARDS
Distinguished Service Order
1939-45 Star
Pacific Star
Defence Medal
War Medal 1939-45
New Zealand War Service Medal
Silver Star (USA)

NOTES
Born 22 February 1902, Timaru, New Zealand
Died 24 March 1991, Gore, New Zealand