STEVENS Robert Samuel
South Africa 1900
15/11742 Warrant Officer class 2, Royal Irish Rifles, WW1
Home Guard, WW2
22343 Legion of Frontiersmen, New Zealand

Military Cross
Gazetted 14 September 1917, p9588
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion toduty in leading his company under heavy enfilade fire to the attack and capture of a strong concrete emplacement. He and twoothers forced their way in, bayonetted the gunners and took eleven prisoners. Their prompt and gallant action was the means of reducing a stubbornly defended point which had checked the advance of a considerable portion of our line. He set a splendid example throughout the day, and reorganised and consolidated the final objective with, marked ability and initiative.

Military Cross (MC)
Queens South Africa Medal

1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
War Medal 1939-45

Born 1881 or 1883 Northern Ireland
Died 2 February 1969 Masterton, New Zealand
Buried Archer Street [RSA Row 10, Plot 35]

Behobeho          East Africa 1915 - 1917          Nyangao          Kilimanjaro          Great War 1917          Belgium 1914 -18
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