THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
WILLIAMS Alan Bernard
2/1905, Major, New Zealand Field Artillery
74397, Brigadier, WW2

CITATION
Distinguished Service Order
Gazetted 3 June 1919, p6822
During the time that this officer was in command of his battery in August and September 1918, up to the time that he was wounded in the recent operations, he always showed the highest degree of courage and initiative.  He has at all times handled his battery with skill and his general good work has been of much assistance to both those above and subordinate to him..

Mentioned in Despatches
Gazetted 11 July 1919, p8836
For distinguished and gallant service and devotion to duty during the period 16th September 1918 to 15th March 1919.

Legion of Merit, degree of Officer.  (USA)
Gazetted 16 November 1948, p6061

AWARDS
Distinguished Service Order
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Mention in Despatches
Defence Medal
War Medal 1939-45
New Zealand War Service Medal
Coronation Medal 1937
New Zealand Long and Efficient Service Medal
Legion of Merit, degree of Officer (USA)

NOTES
Born 4 February 1892, Rotorua, New Zealand
Died 16 May 1958, Cambridge, New Zealand