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PALMER, William
13/528, Squadron Sergeant Major, Auckland Mounted Rifles
812054 2nd Lieutenant, WW2 in the Auckland Home Guard
25863 Lieutenant, Legion of Frontiersmen, New Zealand

CITATION
Military Cross
Gazetted 4 June 1917, p5486.
For distinguished Service in the field during the second attack on Gaza 4 April 1917

Mention in Despatches
Gazetted 6 July 1917, p6774.
For gallant and distinguished conduct in the field.  General AJ Murray, 1 March 1917





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

Frontiersmen Pioneer Axe [Awarded 1935]
Frontiersmen Long Service Medal [Awarded 1957]

NOTES
Born 1 September 1889 Leicestershire, England
Died 17 June 1966 Waikato, New Zealand
Buried Waerenga Cemetery, Waikato, New Zealand