Oliver EMERY

Regimental number38945
Next of kinSister, Mrs W Upcott, Studholme Junction
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 21st Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board Ulimaroa on 19 January 1917
Final rankPrivate
Final unit2nd Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. In the assault on the Masnieres Line on the 8th October 1918, Private Emery did extremely gallant work throughout. With a companion he rushed a machine gun post which was holding up the advance, captured the gun and accounted for the crew.'
Source: London Gazette
Date: 14 May 1919

SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 3: Roll 52, p. 12

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