Victor Godfred ANDERSON

Regimental number10/3826
Place of birthAustralia
Next of kinMother, Mrs W F Anderson, Stanley, Tasmania, Australia
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 10th Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 4 March 1916

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry, skill and initiative. On the 29th September 1918, near La Vacquerie when the advance was held up by enemy Machine Gun nests. Corporal Anderson with great daring and skilful use of his Lewis Gun from a forward flank position was instrumental in enabling the advance to continue to the final objective and capture of two enemy Field Guns and several Machine Guns. Has done great execution among the enemy. His gallant conduct and initiative was of a very high order.'
Source: 'London Gazette'
Date: 14 May 1919

SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 2: Roll 26, p. 10

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