DODDS, James Toru Kingi
31965 Corporal, 1st Batt., Wellington Regiment, WW1
Home Guard service, WW2
19439 Legion of Frontiersmen, New Zealand

Military Medal
Gazetted 14 May 1919, p6062, Rec No 3046
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in the field at Briastre on 12th October, 1918. This NCO took charge of his platoon when his officer, platoon Sgt and Senior Cpl were simultaneously wounded, and calmly indifferent to heavy machine-gun fire from his left rear flank proceeded to consolidate his position on the objective, at the same time maintaining constant touch with his flanks. His dispositions were well thought out and tactically sound, and throughout he showed great initiative in a sudden emergency.

Military Medal
British War Medal
Victory Medal
New Zealand War Service Medal

Pioneer Axe [1943]

Born 13 March 1892 Auckland, New Zealand
Died 30 September 1968 Te Kuiti, New Zealand
Buried Te Kuiti New Cemetery [Plot I-35]
Behobeho          East Africa 1915 - 1917          Nyangao          Kilimanjaro          Great War 1917          Belgium 1914 -18
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