BLACK Ernest Richard
9/671a, Lieutenant, Wellington Mounted Rifles
805126, Temp Major, Home Guard Service, WW2
8622, Legion of Frontiersmen, New Zealand

CITATION
Military Cross
Gazetted 16 September 1918, p11054
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in skilfuly leading a small patrol by night through the enemy's outpost line.  Although several times fired upon by the outposts, he carried out his mission and gained valuable information.

AWARDS
Military Cross
1914/15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
War Medal 1939-45
New Zealand War Service Medal

NOTES
Born 23 April 1888 Akaroa, New Zealand
Died 24 January 1970 Muriwai, Auckland, New Zealand
Buried

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