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With the Machine Gunners in France and Palestine

Distinguished Service Order

Distinguished Service Order

Lieut.-Col. D. B. Blair, N.Z.S.C., M.C.

(Before transfer to Machine Gun Corps).

Capt.R. P. Harper, M.C.

For distinguished services in the field in connection with military operations culminating in the capture of Jerusalem.

Major R. D. Hardie.

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Although wounded in the eye during an advance, he led his men through a heavy barrage into their positions, and continued with great skill and courage to direct the fire of his guns, remaining with them throughout the action, although he had every reason to suppose he had lost an eye. By his devotion to duty he set a splendid example to his men.

MajorW. I. K. Jennings, N.Z.S.C.

For distinguished service in connection with operations in France and Flanders.