BIRNIE William
13/26, 2nd Lieutenant, New Zealand Field Artillery
Legion of Frontiersmen, New Zealand

CITATION
Military Medal
Gazetted 23 February 1918, p2439
On 26 October 1917 near St Julien.  This NCO was responsible for the ammunition supply.  He displayed great courage and initiative in getting ammunition forward on heavily shelled roads, and it was through his splendid example and untiring devotion to duty that his battery’s ammunition supply for the attack was maintained.

AWARDS
Military Medal
1914/15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal

Gallipoli Medallion

NOTES
Born 21 January 1883 Auckland, New Zealand
Died 16 November 1956 Auckland, New Zealand
Buried Hillsborough Cemetery, Auckland [Area 14 Block B Plot 161]

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