2/405 2nd Lieutenant, New Zealand Field Artillery, WW1
1143 Legion of Frontiersmen, New Zealand

Military Cross
Gazetted 29 October 1915, p10733
For conspicuous gallantry during operations in the Gallipoli Peninsula on 27-28th August 1915.  His battery was heavily shelled by high explosive shells during an assault on Hill 60.  One gun was put out of action, and a piy containing over fifty high explosive shells became surrounded by blazing brushwood.  One slight explosion had already taken place when 2nd Lieutenant McPherson, at great personal risk, went down into the pit and assisted in extinguishing the fire.

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 28 January 1916, p1209
In connection with the operations described in General Ian Hamilton's despatch dated 11 December 1915.

Military Cross
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Mention in Despatches
New Zealand Long & Efficient Service Medal
New Zealand Territorial Service Medal
New Zealand Service Medal

Gallipoli Lapel Badge
Gallipoli Medalion

Born 1 January 1892 Dunedin, New Zealand
Died 22 September 1974 Christchurch, New Zealand
Buried unknown
Behobeho          East Africa 1915 - 1917          Nyangao          Kilimanjaro          Great War 1917          Belgium 1914 -18
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