DOHERTY Percy George
7/437 2nd Lieutenant, Canterbury Mounted Rifles, WW1
802394 Major, Home Guard Service, WW2
25947 Legion of Frontiersmen, New Zealand

Military Cross
Gazetted 16 September 1918, p11054
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during an attack. After the first trench was taken, he rallied his men to meet a counter-attack, which was repulsed.  The enemy then began another counter-attack, and, although slightly wounded, he led his men forward under very heavy rifle and machine-gun fire, and drove the enemy back a second time.

Military Cross
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
War Medal
New Zealand War Service Medal

Legion Pioneer Axe [1954]
Legion Long Service & Efficiency Medal [1951]

Born 10 Jan 1890 Tinwald, Ashburton, New Zealand
Died 12 Aug 1970 Tauranga, New Zealand
Buried Pyes Pa Cemetery [PYES PA*C585]
Behobeho          East Africa 1915 - 1917          Nyangao          Kilimanjaro          Great War 1917          Belgium 1914 -18
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