Henry Ashton HIGHET

Regimental number22438
Next of kinWife, Mrs M H Highet, Melrose Street, Island Bay, Wellington
Rank on embarkation2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 21st Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board Ulimaroa on 19 January 1917

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty east of Cambrai, from 13th October to 11th November, 1918. He led his patrol through several villages in search of information regarding enemy dispositions, and despite bad weather and heavy hostile fire he carried out his work successfully. Throughout the operations he showed remarkable courage and initiative of the highest order.'
Source: 'London Gazette'
Date: 2 April 1919

SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 3: Roll 52, p. 11

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