McALISTER, Joseph Leo
23/25 Captain, 4th Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade, WW1
808502 Home Guard, WW2
19429 Legion of Frontiersmen, New Zealand

Military Cross
Gazetted 26 July 1918, p8869, Rec No 2087
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty while commanding a company. He led two bombing attacks on an enemy sap with the object of closing a gap on his flank. His work was of a high order throughout. His party captured five machineguns.

Military Cross
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
War Medal
New Zealand War Service Medal
Jubilee Medal 1935
Territorial Decoration
New Zealand Long & Efficient Service Medal

Legion Long Service & Efficiency Medal [awarded 1951]

Born 6 May 1894 Wellington, New Zealand
Died 28 April 1952 Whanganui, New Zealand
Buried Karori Cemetery, Wellington [Soldiers 4 A/4]
Behobeho          East Africa 1915 - 1917          Nyangao          Kilimanjaro          Great War 1917          Belgium 1914 -18
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